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Coronavirus: Tax Credits
Tax Credits
From early on in the Coronavirus pandemic, the government introduced various measures to help sustain work and provide support for those who most need it.

Many of these measure have now ended - although some remain in place.  

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 got it?

Self isolating

Does it affect Tax Credits?

Self Employed

What happens to Tax Credits?

Wages dropped

What happens to Tax Credit amount?

Unpaid leave

What advice is available?

Furloughed worker

What were the rules?

Lost job

What happens to Tax Credit entitlement?

Childcare costs

Help with childcare costs

Bereavement

What changed?

Contacting HMRC

How to contact HMRC

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