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Working tax Credit options

Hereby we would like to include some useful information about obtaining Working Tax Credit.

How to apply for a Working Tax Credit?

Although you cannot yet apply online on the UK government’s official website but next to all the handy information you can find there you can fill out and order a claim form and submit it. Once you do that, you will get the official claim form via post in about 2 weeks (you must count this period in excluding the evaluation period that’s an additional 5 weeks when you apply for a Working Tax Credit renewal too).

Good to know

It’s essential for you to hold a job in order to apply for a Working Tax Credit. You can apply when you start at your workplace or even before you get started, given you already hold a valid paper confirming that you are legally employed. It’s also important that your wage is below a certain specified minimum.

The working tax credit is good for two sorts of people:

Other conditions:

Working hours and conditions table

Here are the working hours and the ages for helping you applying for a working tax credit:

If you are single with one or more children – the minimum working hours per week is at least 16

If you in a couple with one or more children – one of the partners has to work at least 16 hours a week

If you are aged 25 – 59 - you must work at least 30 hours per week

If you are aged 60 or over - you must work at least 16 hours weekly

One can claim working tax credit with a minimum of 24 working hours a week between you and your partner if you are either above 60 years of age and you or your partner are disabled. You can also apply for a work tax credit if your partner is entitles to get a Carer’s Allowance, is in hospital or in prison for a longer period of time.

Call the Working Tax Credit Phone Number for more info on Working Tax Credit application and evaluation and check out the website for the online calculator and form submitter options.