Tax credits Working tax credits: how much you get

Working tax credits – for people without children

The table below shows how much you might receive in working tax credit for the tax year 2016-17 for people without children.

Working Tax Credit - for people without children (2016-17)
Annual incomeSingle person aged 25 or over working 30 hours or more a weekCouple (working adults aged 25 or over) working 30 hours or more a week
£9,850£1,370£3,380
£10,000£1,305£3,320
£11,000£895£2,910
£12,000£485£2,500
£13,000£75£2,090
£14,000£0£1,680
£15,000£0£1,270
£16,000£0£860
£17,000£0£450
£18,000£0£40

Working tax credits and child tax credits – for people with children

The table below shows how much child tax credit and working tax credit you might be able to get if you are in work and responsible for at least one child or young person.

Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit - for people with children (2016-17)
Household IncomeOne ChildTwo ChildrenThree Children
£5,500£7,300£10,085£12,865
£9,850£6,705£9,495£12,270
£10,000£6,645£9,430£12,210
£15,000£4,595£7,380£10,160
£20,000£2,545£5,330£8,110
£25,000£495£3,280£6,060
£30,000£0£1,230£4,010
£35,000£0£0£1,960
£40,000£0£0£0
£45,000£0£0£0
£50,000£0£0£0
£55,000£0£0£0
£60,000£0£0£0

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Last updated:

April 2016

Updated by:

Joe Elvin

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