The last period you will be able to claim the above tax credits is for the 2012 tax year (1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012).
It's important know about income tax credits and other tax credits you might be able to get.
From 1 April 2009 people who are eligible and earning between $24,000 and $48,000 will be entitled to a tax credit of up to $10 a week. Find out more information on IETC. (external link)
If you use the correct tax code the tax credits will be calculated before tax is deducted from your pay. If you haven’t received the tax credits during the year call us on 0800 227 774 and ask for your tax credit to be included in your personal tax summary (PTS). If you're eligible we'll calculate them for you and include the larger amount in your PTS.
You may be eligible for a tax credit if you have:
You need to fill out a Tax credit claim form (IR526) (external link) to claim tax credits for donations, childcare and/or a housekeeper. The claim form is not year-specific - you'll need to write which year you're claiming your tax credit for.
Check out Real lives to see John's story - he's still at school and needs to claim a tax credit for his part-time job.