About benefits and tax credits

Date last updated: 18 February 2022


Knowing how much money you can expect to have coming in is a vital part of managing your family’s finances. These pages will keep you up-to-date with any changes made to benefits or tax credits.

Benefit Cap

The benefit cap can put a limit on how much you receive from benefits. Learn all about the benefit cap and use our tool to see if you might be affected.

Benefit and tax credit rates

Check the current benefit and tax credit rates for this financial year and learn where to find out more.

Note: The deadline for renewing your tax credits is 31st July. You must renew your tax credits if you receive a renewal pack with a red line on the front which says ‘reply now.’ Find out more about renewing your tax credits and call the tax credit helpline if you have not received your pack.

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