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Tax credit rates 2020/21
Child tax credit
£ per day
£ per year
Family element (some claims only)
1.50
545
Child element
7.76
2,830
Disabled child element
9.36
3,415
Severely disabled child element
3.80
1,385
Working tax credit
Basic element
8.33
3,040
Couple element
5.61
2,045
Lone parent element
5.61
2,045
30-hour element
2.27
825
Disabled worker element
8.83
3,220
Severe disability element
3.81
1,390
Childcare element
Eligible childcare costs to a weekly maximum of:
 
70% of £175
One child
 
 
Two or more children
 
70% of £300
Income thresholds
Working tax credit only or with child tax credit
 
6,530
Child tax credit only
16,385

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