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Rates of tax credits, income thresholds and withdrawal rates

Most rates of tax credits are frozen in 2019/20, but not the rates for disabled adults or children.

Rates of tax credits, income thresholds and withdrawal rates

April 2018 April 2019
Tax Credits
Child Tax Credit family element £545* (only where there is a child born before 6 April 2017) £545* (only where there is a child born before 6 April 2017)
Child element £2,780 £2,780
Disabled child element £3,275 £3,355
Severely disabled child element £1,325 £1,360
Working Tax Credit basic element £1,960 £1,960
Couple/lone parent element £2,010 £2,010
30 hour element £810 £810
Disabled worker element £3,090 £3,165
Severe disability element £1,330 £1,365
Childcare element of Working Tax Credit: maximum eligible cost for one child £175 per week £175 per week
Maximum eligible childcare cost for two or more children £300 per week £300 per week
Percentage of eligible childcare costs covered 70% 70%
Tax credit income thresholds and withdrawal rates
Threshold for maximum Child Tax Credit where neither partner meets conditions for Working Tax Credit £16,105 £16,105
Income threshold for families who meet conditions for both tax credits £6,420 £6,420
First withdrawal rate 41% 41%

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