Tax credits

Welfare Rights - Tax Credits block

There are two types of tax credits: child tax credit is for people with children; working tax credit is for people in work, on a low income. This page lists all our adviser resources on tax credits.

Key resources


  • Tax credit administration errors

    Issue 200 (October 2007)
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    On 25 July 2007, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Jane Kennedy MP, issued a statement relating to administrative errors concerning some finalised awards for 2003/04, 2004/05 and 2005/06. The finalised award is a conclusive award and can only be revised under certain legal provisions. However some finalised awards were corrected – following information passed to the Revenue – using an incorrect procedure. Beth Lakhani looks at what this means for the awards concerned and provides some detail of the enquiry process.

  • Childcare costs and changes for tax credits

    Issue 198 (June 2007)
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    Alison Gillies looks at how to work out childcare charges for working tax credit and how to identify when there has been a relevant change.

  • The times they are a-changin' – tax credits and changes of circumstances

    Issue 195 (December 2006)
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    Beth Lakhani describes new rules on reporting changes of circumstances for tax credits.

  • Tax credits e-bulletin


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    Our monthly tax credits e-bulletin keeps you up to date with tax credits news and developments.

    You can read past editions by following the links below, or sign up to the e-bulletin in England, Wales and NI or in Scotland.

     

    February 2017 - Concentrix, two child limit