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Tax credits

Tax credits - the basics

April 2021
If you are already getting tax credits, you can continue to get them as long as you meet the basic conditions.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2021
This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 24 August 2021 ONLINE

24th August 2021
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). Giving the right advice about whether someone needs to claim UC or...

Universal credit - transferring from benefits and tax credits (Scotland) 8 March 2022 ONLINE

8th March 2022
Online Scotland
This course focuses on the transitional issues for claimants who are moving from legacy benefits and tax credits to universal credit (UC). Giving the right advice about whether someone needs to claim UC or...

Overpayments of benefit and tax credits (Scotland) 12-13 May 2021 ONLINE

12th May 2021 to 13th May 2021
Online Scotland
Benefit may be overpaid for many reasons and recovery often leaves people in hardship. Using practical examples, this course equips you to deal with overpayments by taking a systematic approach...

Coronavirus, benefits and work (Scotland) 11 May 2021 ONLINE

11th May 2021
Online Scotland
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme and self-employment income support scheme have provided help during the pandemic, while other support has been introduced for low income workers required to isolate...

Tax credits: moving on to universal credit

January 2021
This factsheets covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.

Tax credits and early years ebulletin

January 2021
What's new: Scottish child payment, child winter heating assistance and latest changes to tax credits due to coronavirus.

Retrospective child tax credits for newly recognised refugees

DK v The Commissioners for her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Interested Party) (CO/2
CPAG have obtained permission from the High Court to judicially review HMRC’s refusal to award retrospective child tax credits (“CTC”) for the period between a refugee’s claim for and award of refugee status.

The two-child limit: impact on abortion

06 December 2020