Benefits and allowances

If you are on low income

Working Tax Credit
Working Tax Credit is a payment to top up the earnings of low paid working people.

You could get Working Tax Credit if either of the following applies:

  • you’re aged from 16 to 24 and have a child or a qualifying disability
  • you’re 25 or over, with or without children and you work
    • work a certain number of hours a week
    • get paid for the work you do (or expect to)
    • have an income below a certain level

You can find out more from the HMRC Tax Credits helpline.
Tel: 0345 300 3900
Textphone: 0345 300 3909
Written enquiries: HM Revenue and Customs - Tax Credit Office Preston PR1 4AT.

ID: 2163, revised 24/01/2018