Working & Child Tax Credits 2015-16

 
Working and Child Tax Credits - per year unless stated
Working Tax Credit                                            2014-15               2015-16
Basic element                                                       £1,940                   £1,960
Couple and lone parent element                             £1,990                   £2,010
30 hour element                                                      £800                      £810
Disabled worker element                                        £2,935                   £2,970
Severe disability element                                       £1,255                   £1,275

 
Childcare element of the Working Tax Credit
Maximum eligible cost for one child                      £175 per week        £175 per week
Maximum eligible cost for two or more children     £300 per week        £300 per week
Percentage of eligible costs covered                          70%                      70%

Child Tax Credit
Family element                                                       £545                      £545
Child element                                                       £2,750                   £2,780
Disabled child element                                          £3,100                   £3,140
Severely disabled child element                             £1,255                   £1,275
 
Child Benefit - per week                                   2014-15                2015-16
Eldest/only child                                                   £20.50                   £20.70
Other children                                                      £13.55                   £13.70
 
Guardians Allowance - per week
Guardians Allowance                                             £16.35                   £16.55