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    • Feyfangirl
    • By Feyfangirl 8th Oct 16, 6:18 PM
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    Apprenticeship and working tax credits advice needed
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    • 8th Oct 16, 6:18 PM
    Apprenticeship and working tax credits advice needed 8th Oct 16 at 6:18 PM
    Hi All

    So basically I am 22 years old, have been working as an unqualified nursery assistant at a local nursery/preschool, had been getting minimum wage from June to September, and had been getting working tax credits. I have since been offered an apprenticeship position there which I have taken as its my dream to be a qualified nursery assistant. Though was wondering where I stand regarding tax credits? As unfortunately get the lower wage that goes with it :/ would I get wtc at all? or would it be at a different rate? this is probably a silly question, just still pretty new at this thanks in advvance
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    • Icequeen99
    • By Icequeen99 8th Oct 16, 7:41 PM
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    I think this might help

    http://www.litrg.org.uk/tax-guides/tax-credits-and-benefits/tax-credits/what-working-tax-credit#toc-i-am-on-an-apprenticeship-can-i-claim-wtc-

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    • PersianCatLady
    • By PersianCatLady 10th Oct 16, 1:11 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 1:11 PM
    Do you have either a child or a qualifying disability?


    If no then you cannot claim working tax credit until you are 25.
    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 10th Oct 16, 2:05 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 2:05 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 2:05 PM
    Do you have either a child or a qualifying disability?


    If no then you cannot claim working tax credit until you are 25.
    Originally posted by PersianCatLady
    OP says they already get WTC so must have a child or disability or older working partner.
    • Feyfangirl
    • By Feyfangirl 10th Oct 16, 10:09 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:09 PM
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    • 10th Oct 16, 10:09 PM
    I am disabled yes soz, should have made that clear ^_^
    "No one can change the past. The only thing we can do is strive to make up for our mistakes. Why must we make up for our mistakes, you ask? Because in so doing...we can find the way back to our path. And once we've found our path we can move on from our past mistakes toward a brighter future"

    Phoenix Wright in Ace Attorney Rise from the Ashes
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