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Coronavirus: Tax Credits
Tax Credits
The government are putting into place numerous measures to help sustain work and provide support for those who most need it during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

To help, we're working flat out to provide useful information on the welfare benefit related measures to ensure everyone who needs help from the welfare system receives it.

Important: This is a fast-changing situation. The information given in these pages is the best we have currently, but we'll be updating them constantly.

This section provides information to those already claiming Tax Credits.

The basics

Who gets Tax Credits

£500 payment

Who gets it?

Self isolating

Will Tax Credits be affected?

Self Employed

What happens to Tax Credit

Wages dropped

What happens to Tax Credit amount?

Unpaid leave

What advice is available?

Furloughed worker

What are the rules?

Lost job

What happens to Tax Credit entitlement?

Childcare costs

Help with childcare costs


What has changed?

Contacting HMRC

How to contact HMRC