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Tax credits>>>>>>>>>>do you have to work 16+ to get any

(6 Posts)
alannahsmummy Thu 14-Aug-08 20:41:23

dual claim dh works self employed I don't work (cannot claim other benefit).
If his hours fall short of 16 hours would we get more or non atall. Earn under 15k

any help

FanjolinaJolly Thu 14-Aug-08 20:42:59

You would still get child tax credit,esp if joint income under £15 K hth

boredveryverybored Thu 14-Aug-08 20:43:02

You need to work at least 16hrs to be entitled to WTC.

hth

lisad123 Thu 14-Aug-08 20:43:36

you should get something either way hth

charliecat Thu 14-Aug-08 20:44:28

They arent going to know if it falls under and I would imagine he often does more than 16 so dont stress yourself.
It would be a NIGHTMARE informing them everytime he only did 15 hours.

boredveryverybored Thu 14-Aug-08 20:44:39

but yes you dont need to be working to get CTC.

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