Guidance

Tax credits: leaving the UK

Use factsheet WTC/FS6 to find out what you need to do if you leave the UK, and how it affects your tax credits.

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Tax credits: leaving the UK - WTC/FS6

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This factsheet explains what to do if:

  • you, your partner, your child or children go abroad permanently
  • you go abroad permanently, but your partner, your child or children stay in the UK
  • you, your partner, your child or children go abroad temporarily
  • you have a child who lives abroad
  • you or your partner are posted abroad as a Crown Servant

Factsheets are for guidance only and reflect the HM Revenue and Customs position at the time of writing.

Published 2 April 2014
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Form WTC/FS6 has been added to reflect new tax year changes.
  2. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2017 to 2018.
  3. Form WTC/FS6 have been updated to reflect new tax year changes.
  4. The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page.
  5. First published.