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What can I claim when I have a child?
If you have had a baby or you are responsible for children, it can be confusing to work out what you are entitled to.
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Information on Universal Credit which replaces many existing benefits and tax credits, initially this benefit is for new claimants only.
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Tax credits and Universal Credit if you have more than two children
If you are responsible for a child born on or after 6 April 2017, and you get Child Tax Credit or Universal Credit for two or more other children, you may not get any extra for that child. This only affects the child element of Child Tax Credit or Universal Credit. It doesn't affect Child Benefit, or extra amounts for disabled children or childcare.