She was notified of this decision on 19/11/08 and claimed CTC on 8/2/09 - therefore within the three month requirement for Tax Credits (Immigration) Regulations, 2003, reg 3(5). Her entitlement to CTC for the period 16/7/08 - 8/2/09 is offset completely by her NASS Support in the same period as is usually the case.
Can she benefit alternatively from the normal three month backdating rules i.e.
HMRC wrote to everyone who claimed tax credits in the year 2015/2016 shortly after the end of the tax year (ie 5 April 2016), enclosing an annual review form.
Existing tax credit claimants are expected to be moved across to universal credit between 20.Working Tax Credit is for people who are employed or self-employed (either on their own or in a partnership), who usually work 16 hours or more a week, and expect to work for at least 4 weeks and who are aged 16 or over and responsible for at least one child, or aged 16 or over and disabled or over 60 with no children, or aged 25 or over and usually work at least 30 hours a week.New rules form April 2012 mean that most couple with children have to work over 24 hours to get Working Tax Credits see HEREWorking Tax Credit is paid to the person who is working 16 hours or more a week.These forms, once completed and returned, are the basis of the provisional claim for the new tax year 2016/2017.Tax credits are one of the benefits that will be replaced by Universal Credit (UC) when it is introduced in Northern Ireland.