In this section:

Changes that affect your tax credits

Tax credits: changes you need to report and when What changes you need to let the Tax Credit Office know about, when you need to do it and how to contact them

You haven't reported a change - what happens to your tax credits? What happens if you don't tell the Tax Credit Office about a change until you renew

Family changes - how they can affect tax credits Children leaving home, a new partner, new baby, child turning 16, maternity leave - all these can affect your tax credits

Changes at work - how they can affect tax credits A new job, off sick, being laid off, different working hours, going on strike and more - all these can affect your tax credits

Changes in income and tax credits Why it's important to report any changes to your income - how a change could affect your payments

Going abroad temporarily and claiming tax credits Information for people leaving the UK for periods of up to a year, seafarers and offshore workers