Tax credits

What Are Tax Credits?

Tax Credits offer extra financial support to help with your everyday costs – they are flexible and change whenever your life changes. There are two types of tax credits – Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit, both of which you may be eligible for. Child Tax Credit is a payment created to support families, or individuals with at least one child or young person who they are responsible for. Working Tax Credit is additional financial support for workers on a low income and can be claimed even if you do not have any children.

For more information on eligibility and how to claim tax credits,
you can telephone The main telephone number is the tax credit helpline: 0345 300 3900
or visit