Tax Credits: Policy changes

In this section you will find information about tax credits policy changes.

Tax credits have undergone some fairly major changes in the last couple of years. The current policy section outlines changes to the system that have taken place over the last few years.

Information about changes to the system in 2017/18 and later years can be found in the future policy section.

Tax credits are gradually being replaced by Universal Credit. You can find out more about the move to UC in our transition to Universal Credit section.

Updated 3 January 2017