Posted in: Finance Last updated: 14 Jun 2016

Tax credits and benefits calculator

Many families in the UK are entitled to regular tax-free payments known as Tax Credits - are you?

To find out how much your family might be able to claim, use our quick calculator below. Just answer a few simple questions to calculate your potential weekly benefit. You can read more about how to claim them in our Tax Credits guide ».

Tell us about your income…

…and your children

How we worked this out…

Working tax credit excluding childcare element £0.00
Working tax credit childcare element £0.00
Child tax credit £0.00
Tax credits £0.00

Based on the above you might be entitled to this much in tax credits each week:

Total £0.00

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Important: Please note that tax credit rules are complicated and the amount shown above may vary depending on your personal circumstances. All calculations are a guide only, we accept no liability whatsoever for the information provided.

Examples of how much your family could receive

How much child tax credit could you receive per week if you have 3 children? Below are some examples of how much could be claimed depending on different circumstances (please note the amount you could claim depends on your own circumstances):


Hours worked by you

Hours worked by your partner

Annual Household income (before tax)


Children in childcare

Cost of childcare (per week)

Amount you could claim (per week)



30 hours







8-15 hours

30 hours







30 hours +







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