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.

Website: HMRC

ID: 2163, revised 09/09/2021