Research and analysis

Tax credits take-up: survey and panel study results

Research into why some households who are eligible for tax credits do not make a claim.


Take-up of tax credits

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Research report exploring why some eligible households do not claim tax credits. The research uses results from 2 omnibus surveys and the 2009 panel study of tax credits and Child Benefit customers.

Published 12 August 2011