Working Tax Credit (WTC) | GOV.UK

What are Working Tax Credits?

Tax credits are payments from the government. If you work, but are on a low income, you may qualify for Working Tax Credit.

Am I eligible?

You can claim Working Tax Credit (WTC) if you are already working, will be starting work within 7 days of claiming and if you are on a low enough income. There may be additional eligibility criteria. The HMRC website has a Tax Credit Questionnaire where you can find out how much tax credits you might be entitled to.

How do I claim?

To claim tax credits you have to fill in a claim form. You can order a claim pack from the HMRC Tax Credit Helpline as shown below.

Who to contact

0345 300 3900 or 0345 300 3909 (textphone) 0345 300 3900 or 0345 300 3909 (textphone)
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When is it on
Seven days a week - 8.00am to 8.00pm


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Childcare and tax credits (GOV.UK)


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