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Tax credit rates 2021/22
 
£ per day
£ per year
Child tax credit
Family element (child born before 6 April 2017)
1.50
545
Child element
7.80
2,845
Disabled child element
9.42
3,435
Severely disabled child element
13.22
4,825
 
 
Working tax credit
 
Basic element
5.50
2,005
Lone parent element
5.65
2,060
Couple element
5.65
2,060
30-hour element
2.28
830
Disabled worker element
8.88
3,240
Severe disability element
3.84
1,400
Childcare element
 
Eligible childcare costs:
 
 
One child
70% of £175
Two or more children
70% of £300
 
Income thresholds
Working tax credit only or with child tax credit
 
6,565
Child tax credit only
 
16,480

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