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What are Tax Credits?
Tax Credits are payments that the government pays to individuals.
How do I claim tax credits?
To claim tax credits you need to fill in a claim form, available from HMRC.
You only need to complete one tax credits claim form to claim both Child Tax Credits and Working Tax Credits. To request a claim form to claim tax credits, you need to provide certain information, such as your National Insurance Number.
How are tax credits paid?
If you are awarded tax credits, they will usually be paid directly into your bank account.
They can also be paid into some building society or Post Office accounts. Tax credits are paid every week, or every four weeks. You can usually choose how often you want Tax Credits to be paid.
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