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    • By needmorehelp 1st Jul 08, 7:50 PM
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    child tax credits-is it on a gradual sliding scale?
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    • 1st Jul 08, 7:50 PM
    child tax credits-is it on a gradual sliding scale? 1st Jul 08 at 7:50 PM
    Hi there,

    Myself and my partner are now living together and we need to make a joint claim for ctc. We have a teenage girl and a new-born.

    I was wondering if ctc are paid on a gradual sliding scale as regards your income i.e the more you earn the less you get or is there a drarmatic drop in ctc for example once you cross a certain specific threshold eg £16,000 income which includes incapacity benefit, occupational pension and income from savings?

    I went to the entitled to website and when it asked me to put in my savings it then calculated what weekly income I would be assessed at from them. Is this correct for ctc purposes or is it just the income (interest) from savings ctc people want to know,

    many thanks
    hope someone can answer me.

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