About CHILD TAX Credit
It is possible to get a Child Tax Credit for your children in case they are under 16 or under 20 of age and in approved education.
It is not mandatory for you to be employed to benefit from a Child Tax Credit.
You get funding every eligible child and Child Tax Credit will not effect on your Child Benefit.
How much you avail depends on your circumstance. Tax credit calculator can be helpful in this regard.
You can receive up to £545 a year and may also get other additional elements in addition.
Factors such as your circumstance and income determine the amount you may get.
Using tax credit calculator may help to find out the amount you may possibly receive.
All payments including benefits, pensions and allowances are paid in an account of the person responsible for the child. Payment is made weekly or after every 4 weeks from the date of your claim up to the end of the tax year except your circumstances alter.
You need to use tax credit calculator to find out if your income is high for tax credits and how much you may receive.
Since it depends on your circumstance, there is not any predetermined limit for income.
You are accountable for a child if they live on their own, they live with you and you are their guardian, they have their good at your home, you pay for their grocery and give pocket money, they reside in an EEA country or Switzerland but are financially dependent on you.
CHILD TAX Credit Customer Service
If you are not sure whether you are responsible for the child or not, you can get in touch with the Tax Credit Helpline.
If you are also responsible for the child and it is not decided who may claim you may both apply. In this case, the decision will be made by the Tax Credit Office.
It is possible to claim for an adopted or fostered child if you do not get the amount from your local council. If you do get the money you can contact the Tax Credit Helpline and learn if it is possible for you to make a claim.
• Telephone: 0345 300 3900
• Textphone: 0345 300 3909
• Outside UK: +44 2890 538 192
(8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4 pm Saturday, Closed Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)
Rate CHILD TAX CREDIT Customer Service!
Tell people what you think. Help others by sharing your experience with CHILD TAX CREDIT