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Tax Credits

Volume 707: debated on Tuesday 27 January 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of the current economic circumstances, they will extend working tax credits to single persons, couples without children and carers. [HL692]

The working tax credit is already available to single people, couples without children and carers. Anyone who fulfils the qualifying work conditions can apply. Full details of eligibility criteria are available on the HMRC website at www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/.