2015/16 £ 2014/15 £
Working Tax Credit
Basic element - max.


Childcare element
70% of eligible costs up to £175 per week (£300 if two or more children).
Child Tax Credit (CTC)
Child element
per child    - max. 2,780 2,750
Family element 545 545

Reductions in maximum rates 

41% of income above £6,420* p.a.
*If only CTC is claimed, the threshold is £16,105 (£16,010) p.a.


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