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Working tax credit, child support and maintenance

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28 Feb 08 #15268 by grinch
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I am trying to work out a load of figures and need some clarity on the affect CSA calculated child support and spousal maintenance has on Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit.

Does the calcluation of CTC and WTC require that the Child support and spousal maintenance figures are added to the persons income?

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28 Feb 08 #15297 by IKNOWNOW
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Hi,

To clarify, Child Tax Credit & I believe Working Tax Credit do not take account of any child maintenance paid, but I am not sure if this would apply to Spousal Maintenance. Why not just ring the Tax Credits Office and enquire. A very common question.

As far as Council Tax & Housing Benefit goes, they take account of all monies paid to you when working out your entitlement.

Hope this helps.

Regards, Sarah

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