Working tax credits: how much you get

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Working tax credits: how much you get

By Joe Elvin

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Working tax credits: how much you get

See our detailed breakdown of how much tax credit you might receive in 2016-17.

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.

Working Tax Credit - for people without children (2016-17)
Annual income Single person aged 25 or over working 30 hours or more a week Couple (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 Income One Child Two Children Three 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
  • Last updated: April 2016
  • Updated by: Joe Elvin