Tax Credits - £25,000 increase in income.

I have a client who is intending to take an unpaid sabbatical off work for most of 2009/10 tax year. I am looking at the tax credit position for him.

- 2008/09 joint income is approx £30,000.

- 2009/10 joint income is expected to be £10,000. Because of number of children, this would give them a significant tax credits award.

- 2010/11 client intends to return to work, producing joint income back at £30,000.

Am I correct in my understand that the 2010/11 tax credits will be based upon the 2009/10 income and, as the increase in income for 2010/11 is less than £25,000, no clawback will take place ?

Is this too good to be true ?

Thanks

John Hughes

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Tax Credits

Anonymous |

Basically yes....

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