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What are the tax credit cut off limits?

(17 Posts)
Costypop Fri 29-Mar-13 18:13:53

How much to do you have to earn for a single parent and how much if you have a partner, one child no child care. Think tax credits have done me over.

Rockchick1984 Sat 30-Mar-13 07:39:03

Household income below £26,000. Working a minimum of 24 hours as a couple, or 16 hours as a single parent. What do you mean by done you over?

rustybusty Sat 30-Mar-13 07:41:46

26k for 1 child, 32k for 2 children and it goes higher but I dont know thresholds

devonsmummy Sat 30-Mar-13 07:45:11

Rustybusty - is that 32k only if both parents working? DH earns fractionally less & we get nothing

Yes both parents working though not sure if it is combination of 24 for both their hours or one min of 24 hours per week one child 26k two 32k though differs I think if child has a disability.

rustybusty Sat 30-Mar-13 09:12:09

Yes think its both parents working

Costypop Sat 30-Mar-13 10:02:27

My mate is in exactly the same boat as boat, she gets a lot more then me, plus are earnings last year are the same. It's a work mate

What is the trouble? Do you fit that criteria? If the household income us less than I think 16/7k ish you get working tax credits for low income. Can you give us a bit more detail?

Hopa Thu 04-Apr-13 10:21:36

Hi,
I wonder if I am supposed to get something as well. Both parents working, one child, no childcare costs and no money. My friend has the same income as us (again both parents working with 1 child) but they get money. The only difference for us is that mine is a baby and hers is at school. Does that qualify as childcare cost? How come she gets tax credit and I don't?

noisytoys Thu 04-Apr-13 11:02:31

I thought it was per household. DH earns just less than £32k. I am a SAHM and we get a little tax credits

Rockchick1984 Thu 04-Apr-13 16:32:46

Hopa what is your annual household income? Also, is anyone in her house disabled?

ssd Thu 04-Apr-13 16:46:07

op why dont you phone them up?

holidaysarenice Fri 21-Jun-13 02:55:41

do the turn 2 us benefit checker online and you'll find out what the rate should be.

then give them a ring

PearlyWhites Fri 21-Jun-13 23:18:23

It is per household doesn't matter if only one person works but that one person has to work at least 24 hours.

Deedee11 Mon 15-Sep-14 11:12:16

Hi me n my parter work full time 35hrs a week r income last year was 18000 n we don't get working tax why is this does anyone know x

Hi, are you under 21 as that is below minimum wage isn't it? Cut off for working tax is about 16k so you'd be above that yes.

lougle Mon 15-Sep-14 19:47:58

You'd have to tell us how much money you earn per year, how many hours per week you work and how many children you have. That's the only way to work it out.

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