Child Tax Credits HelplineÂ 0843 902 2021
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Child Tax Credits is a part of the tax credit system created by HMRC and thus, Child Tax Credits customer service is a part of the HMRC customer service system for tax credits. Call Child Tax Credits Telephone Number, 0843 902 2021 to get help and advice about tax credits or for renewals or for informing any change in your cases.
Child Tax Credits Telephone Number is open from 8AM to 8PM Mondays- Fridays and from 8AM to 4PM on Saturday. Child Tax Credits service is not available on Sundays.
Child Tax Credits Telephone Number
Child Tax Credits is a government agency for parents. Couple with children can apply for Child Tax Credits. While the income for the family is considered when calculating credits, thereâ€™s no set limit. Those who are asking if they are entitled for a claim can call the Child Tax Credits Telephone Number on 0843 902 2021.
Additional information about Child Tax Credits is discussed below. All figures are correct for claims made in the financial year 2015/16.
Aside from the income of the family, child tax credits is according on how many kids are in the applicantâ€™s immediate family. Checks are also considered to reviews if any of the kids are registered incapacitated.
There is a basic family element compensated up to ÂŁ545 per year, with extra elements included depending on the applicantâ€™s cases. These basics are as follows:
For every offspring, the annual amount is up to ÂŁ2,780.
For every disabled kid an added annual amount of up to ÂŁ3,140 is paid.
For every seriously disabled kid, an extra annual amount of about ÂŁ1,275 is being compensated, as well as both the basic annual amount and the disabled child annual amount.
To know of how much you are entitle to claim, give the Child Tax Credits Telephone Number a ring on 0843 902 2021.
Do you have Kids â€“ Can You Apply Tax Credits for them?
If you have a new baby or youâ€™re responsible for any kids under 16 years of age, you could claim Child Tax Credits. You are also eligible if you have children 16 to 19 years of age, providing theyâ€™re in certain kinds of education or training.
When You Can Claim Child Tax Credits For A Child?
You can claim Child Tax Credits if you have a new baby, with a child who lives with you, until 31 August after their 16th birthday and have children less than 20 years of age, if theyâ€™re certain kinds of education or training.
If you have a baby, your expenses can be predated to when the baby is born but only if apply within three months. For instance, if your baby was born on 1 January but your application is received on 1 June, you will only be compensated from 1 March.
Once 31 August after your kidâ€™s 16th birthday passes, you can still get Child Tax Credits for them as long as they are under 20 years of age and in education that accredits in Child Tax Credits.
The education and training approves for Child Tax Credits if itâ€™s either full-time, ‘non-advanced’ schooling, or â€śauthorizedâ€ť training. Like for example, ‘A’ levels, or Foundation Learning.
If You’re Not The Kidâ€™s Parent
You can still apply for Child Tax Credits if you do have the responsibility for the child. For example:
- If the child lives with you
- You buy their meals and give them money
- The kid keeps their clothes and toys in your house.
There can be exclusions to this, like, if a kid from overseas lives with you as an exchange student. You canâ€™t apply for Child Tax Credits because they donâ€™t naturally live with you and are only in UK to study.
If youâ€™re unsure of whether you can claim Child Tax Credits as being responsible for a child, give Child Tax Credits a ring on 0843 902 2021 for assistance.
Adoptive Parents and Foster Parents
A child can be in your custody for either adoption or fostering. You can apply for Child Tax Credits for them provided youâ€™re not getting any money from your Health and Social Services Board or local authority.
However, if youâ€™re getting money from either of these, contact Tax Credit Helpline to know if you eligible for a claim.
If Your Child Lives With More Than One Person
Only one family can claim Child Tax Credits for a child.
You might take care of a child that sometimes lives with you and sometimes lives with someone else. You canâ€™t both get Child Tax Credits for the same child, so you have to decide who should claim it.
Take note, you canâ€™t get Child Tax Credits if your kid doesnâ€™t live with you at all and even if you are spending for their upkeep.
If You Cannot Agree Who Will Claim
If you cannot agree who will claim the Child Tax Credit, both of you must claim for the kid. Â Then the Tax Credits Office will make the verdict for you. They will both contact you so that they can assess who has the bigger responsibility for the child. They will take into consideration factors like the number of days the kid lives with you and where they store most of their clothing and toys.
If Youâ€™re Already Getting Child Tax Credit For Your Child
Someone else might get the claim for a child you’re getting Child Tax Credits for. If this is the case, the Tax Credit Office may need you to tell them why you think you are responsible for that child.
If you can’t come to an agreement who should claim the Child Tax Credits, the Tax Credit Office will agree for you. You will still keep being compensated while they make their verdict.
If you are entitled for the Child Tax Credits, the money will be paid into your bank account either weekly or every 4 weeks. Compensation for the existing tax year ends on 5th of April 2016. A new application will be needed for each succeeding tax year. You must inform the Tax Credit Office as soon as possible if your conditions change, so that your Child Tax Credits can be reviewed. To compute how much child tax credits you may claim or to talk about making a claim, please call the Child Tax Credits Telephone Number 0843 902 2021.