Tax Credit Deadline 31 July

Remember Remember the …….31 July – Tax Credit Renewal Deadline

By:  Adrienne Groom

Tax Credit Deadline

Tax credits are state benefits that provide extra money to people responsible for children, disabled workers and other workers on lower incomes.

There are two types of tax credits – child tax credits and working tax credits. You might be eligible for one or both of them, depending on your circumstances.

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Tax credits are tax-free and you don’t have to be paying National Insurance or tax to qualify, but they are means-tested. So, whether you qualify and how much you get depends on your household’s income and circumstances.

If you are already in receipt of tax credits you should have already received your renewal pack if not you must contact the tax credit office immediately on 0345 300 3900.

The renewal can be done over the phone, in writing or in some cases on line.  To check if you can do your renewal on line go to www.gov.uk/renewtaxcredits

You must renew your tax credit claim by 31 July 2014 or your payments will stop!

If you do not already claim tax credits but think you may be eligible go to www.gov.uk/benefits/taxcredits

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TC600 – Tax credits claim form