There are two principles underlying the Working Families Tax Credit
. The first, like its predecessor, Family Credit, is that it is intended to reduce poverty.
Labour is proud to have introduced working families tax credits
because they've helped parents back into work.
Mum-of-four Jane received the family's last pounds 160 weekly Working Families Tax Credit
payment on April 7.
"So the new Children's Tax Credit will build on the rises in universal child benefit, the Working Families Tax Credit
and will be a tax cut for 400,000 Scottish families .
WORKING FAMILIES TAX CREDIT
: For children under 11, up by pounds 1.40 a week in April 2000, and up by pounds 4.35 a week in June 2000.
If this woman really wants to work she could get any help she needs by claiming working families tax credit
and child tax credit.
Working Families Tax Credit
, the Minimum Wage, the Child Trust Fund, record increases in child benefit and free breakfasts for primary school children.
Single mum Marie Kirby set up Kool Oasis in Rice Lane on her 40th birthday with help from the Working Families Tax Credit
and a Lloyds TSB loan.
They replace income tax relief, worth pounds 529 a year, which was given to the breadwinner - normally dad - and previous cash support given to families, such as Working Families Tax Credit
. A separate Working Tax Credit is given through pay packets to low-paid working parents.
The action plan, announced by the National Assembly, includes start-up grants of pounds 300 to all newly registered childminders, increased funding for voluntary childcare organisations and improved access to the Working Families Tax Credit
"The Working Families Tax Credit
, Children's Tax Credit, and rises in child benefit are already helping many families locally, and local unemployment is lower than it was when Labour came into office.
'We've got the integrated Child Credit, the Children's Tax Credit, the Working Families Tax Credit
, the Child Care Tax Credit and Child Benefit as well.