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Tax Credits for advisors

21 February

Childcare FAQs updated
The FAQs for childcare have been updated.

31 January

Code of Practice 26 ‘what happens if we have paid you too much tax credit? (COP 26) (PDF 279K)
HMRC have published a revised code of practice today.

22 January

Minutes of Consultation Group meeting 14 November 2007
The minutes of the Consultation Group meeting held on 14 November 2007 are now available.

21 January

Minutes of September 2007 Consultation Group meeting
The minutes for the meeting of the Consultation Group held September 2007 are now available.

30 October

Tax Credit Consultation Group

The minutes for the Tax Credit Consultation Group meeting held on 11 July 2007 are now available.

11 October

Help with the costs of childcare
If you are working and pay childcare costs, you may be entitled to extra help towards them through Working Tax Credit.

28 September

Update to 'Childcare' frequently asked questions

Changes in the law for registering and approving childcare providers in England may affect you.

21 September

Update to the minutes of the Tax Credits Consultation Group Meeting May 2007
There has been a post-meeting addition to the Tax Credits Consultation Group Meeting minutes from May 2007. The addition is to the 'Operational updates' section of the minutes.

6 September

Tax Credits - FAQs for working hours
We have updated the FAQs calculating hours for different work patterns.

30 August

Minutes of Tax Credit Consultation Group May 2007
The minutes of the Tax Crdit Consultation Group 16 May 2007 are now available.

20 June

Reminders
Tell us about any changes. Help us keep you right on the money.

15 June

Minutes of Meeting of Tax Credit Consultation Group
the minutes for the meeting on 7th March 2007 are now available.

15 May

An introduction to Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit
An introduction to Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit has now been added to the Tax Credit pages

Immigration, residency
An additional question and answer has been added about absence from the UK.

13 April

Tax credits and prisoners
Amendments to the tax credits regulations made on 6 April 2007 remove entitlement to Working Tax Credit (WTC) from those serving a custodial sentence. Child Tax Credit continues to be available to those prisoners who meet the eligibility criteria.

3 April

Form TC602-SN (PDF 77K)
The form ‘Check your tax credits award notice’ has now been updated.

Can I claim for tax credits if I do not live in the UK?
The FAQ about claiming tax credits for EEA or Swiss nationals residing in the EEA has been updated

Do you pay Childcare costs?
If so, you may to entitled to extra help towards them through tax credits.

2 April

Updated notes for 2007 are now available
TC600 notes, TC603R notes and TC603RD notes and form TC825.

23 March 2007

19 March 2007

Minutes of Meeting of Tax Credit Consultation Group
The minutes for the meeting on 17th January 2007 are now available.

15 March 2007

Tax Credits Leaflets and Booklets
The descriptions to forms WTC1 and WTC2 have been amended to include additional information.

6 March 2007

Immigration and residency frequently asked questions
The frequently asked questions relating to immigration and residence have been updated

22 February 2007

Filling in my claim form
We have added further information about the severe disability element of Working Tax Credit.

24 January 2006

Minutes of Meeting of Tax Credit Consultation Group
the minutes for the meeting on 15th November are now available

12 January

Minutes of Meeting of Tax Credit Consultation Group
the minutes for the meeting on 13th September

Minutes of Meeting of Tax Credit Consultation Group
the minutes for the meeting on 12th July 2006

11 January

Tax Credits Award Notice TC602 (SN)
The explanatory notes have now been updated.

9 January

Tax Credits updated notes
Updated notes for the completion of Tax Credit forms TC600, TC603R and TC603RD are now available.

8 January

Questions on how to calculate working hours
Further examples of how to calculate working hours have been added.

Child and Working Tax Credit Statistics
Statistics as pre-announced have now been updated.

5 January

Tax Credits - Residence Rules
The above guidance has been amended to take account of Bulgaria and Romania joining the EU on 1 January 2007.

29 December

Tax credits helpline - reminder
We now have one single helpline number for tax credits queries.
This number is for all customers living in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

15 December

Tax credit examinations WTC/FS2 (PDF 35K)
This factsheet has been revised.

Tax credits enquiry WTC/FS1 (PDF 35K)
This factsheet has been revised.

14 December

Tax Credits penalties (WTC7) (PDF 162K)
This leaflet has been revised.

11 December

Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit - WTC6 (PDF 393K)
This leaflet explains how receiving Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit can assist in getting help from other organisations.

4 December

Help with the costs of childcare
This leaflet is now available to order. Working Tax Credit includes an element to help with the costs of childcare. This leaflet provides information about the childcare element and how this affects parents and childcare providers.

16 October

Has your life changed?
Because your tax credits could too. Call us now.

How do I claim tax credits?
A reminder that tax credits claim forms are available by calling the tax credits Helpline.

27 September

When life changes, make sure you’re right on the money (PDF 3.6MB)
A handy guide to reporting changes of circumstances has been issued to claimants.

20 September

Basic Bank Accounts – your questions answered (PDF 492K)
An updated leaflet is now available, which provides information and advice for Basic bank accounts.