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Claiming tax credits

Claiming tax credits - get started How to claim, making a joint or single claim, getting someone to act on your behalf, your rights and responsibilities

Claiming for children and childcare Children and childcare costs - can you claim tax credits for them?

How to work out income or working hours for your tax credits claim Help with calculating your income and your usual working hours for your tax credits claim

Your family isn’t in the UK - help with your tax credits claim Help with filling in your claim form, what information to include on the form, when to make a joint or single claim

Mistakes on your tax credits claim How to make sure you fill in your claim form correctly and what to do if you realise you've given wrong information

Backdating or claiming ahead for tax credits When you can get your tax credits backdated and how you can protect your right to tax credits by claiming early