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UK Tax Credits: Child Tax Credit

The UK Tax credits system has two key elements: the Working Tax Credit which takes the major part and the Child Tax credit, which is very easy to obtain if you are a parent or a legal caretaker of a child. Hereby we would like to give you some general information on what the applicant needs and what general sums one can count with when applying for this credit. Let’s also underline the fact that if one is taking care of a sick, mentally ill or disabled (or severely disabled) child then the sums will change depending on the severity of the illness or disability.

Some general information on the Child Tax Credit:

It’s important to note that one can apply for both the Child Tax credit and the Working tax credit.

How to apply: