What is Working Tax Credit?
The government’s gradual roll-out of the Universal Credit scheme is designed to draw together a range of existing benefits into a single payment. Eventually, it’s supposed to take over entirely from things like Working Tax Credits and Child Tax Credits.
The thing is, there are still plenty of people who haven’t yet been moved onto the new system. That’s causing some confusion about what kinds of Tax Credits people can get and how they get them. Here’s what you need to know: