Tax credits and early years

Financial help in the early years

January 2022
This factsheet outlines the financial help available from pregnancy to school age.

Tax credits and early years ebulletin December 2021

December 2021
Post Office card accounts, free childcare, free school meals, Scottish child payment bridging payments and more.

Tax credits: moving on to universal credit

November 2021
This factsheet covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.

Tax credits and early years ebulletin September 2021

September 2021
£500 tax credtis coronavirus payment, furlough and working tax credit, free childcare for 2 year olds and caselaw on claims

Financial help for young parents

Factsheet on support for families with a parent under 20.

Tax credits and early years ebulletin June 2021

June 2021
Best Start school age payment, Best Start foods increase, pandemic payments and tax credit renewals

Payments for children in Scotland

16 June 2021
Last few places remain on this course on 22 June

Tax credits annual review

If you are already getting tax credits, you can renew your claim during the annual review.