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Working Tax Credit

This is a benefit paid to those who are working and on a low income. Working Tax Credit has been replaced by Universal Credit for most people.

You can only make a new claim for Working Tax Credit if you get the severe disability premium or got it in the past month and are still eligible for it.

Who can apply

This benefit is aimed at the long-term ill, disabled and unemployed and part-time workers.

If you have children and/or you have a disability you must be working for 16 hours per week. Otherwise you must be over the age of 25 and working for at least 30 hours per week.

How to apply

To apply call 0345 300 3900/

Further information