Calculating amount of credit

MD 1 Abating WFF tax credit
Tax credit

(1)

A person who qualifies under section MC 2 (Who qualifies for entitlements under family scheme?) is entitled to a tax credit (the abating WFF tax credit) equal to an amount calculated using the formula in subsection (2).

Formula

(2)

The formula is—

family tax credit + (in-work tax credit or child tax credit)
+ parental tax credit − credit abatement.

Definition of items in formula

(3)

In the formula,—

(a)

family tax credit is the family tax credit for the entitlement period calculated using the formula in section MD 3:

(b)

in-work tax credit or child tax credit is 1 of the following, as applicable:

(i)

the in-work tax credit for the entitlement period calculated using the formula in section MD 10, if the person is entitled to the in-work tax credit for the entitlement period:

(ii)

the amount of child tax credit for the entitlement period calculated using the formula in section MZ 2 (Calculation of child tax credit), if the person is not entitled to the in-work tax credit for the entitlement period, and is entitled to the child tax credit for the entitlement period under section MZ 1 (Entitlement to child tax credit):

(c)

parental tax credit is the total amount, for the entitlement period, of parental tax credit calculated using—

(i)

the formula in section MD 12; and

(ii)

the formula in section MD 12B(2), if section MD 12B applies, and if the entitlement period includes the day described in section MD 12B(3)(a)(i) or (ii):

(d)

credit abatement is the total amount, for the entitlement period, of—

(i)

a family credit abatement calculated using the formula in section MD 13(2), and modified, if the item parental tax credit in paragraph (c) is greater than zero, by section MD 2(3) and (4); and

(ii)

an amount of parental tax credit abatement calculated using the formula in section MD 16(2), if section MD 16 applies, and if the entitlement period includes the day described in section MD 16(3)(a)(i) or (ii).

Extra instalment

(4)

This section is overridden by section 80KW of the Tax Administration Act 1994.

Defined in this Act: abating WFF tax credit, amount, child tax credit, entitlement period, family credit abatement, family tax credit, in-work tax credit, parental tax credit, tax credit

Compare: 2004 No 35 s KD 2(1), (2)

Section MD 1 heading: substituted, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(1) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(1): amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(2) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(2) formula: amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(3)(a) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(2) formula: amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(3)(b) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(2) formula: amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(3)(c) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(3)(a): amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(4) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(3)(b): amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(5) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(3)(b)(i): amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(5) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(3)(b)(ii): amended, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(5) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1(3)(c): replaced (with effect on 1 April 2008), on 30 March 2017, by section 168(1) of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2016–17, Closely Held Companies, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 14).

Section MD 1(3)(d): replaced (with effect on 1 April 2015 and applying for dependent children born on or after that date), on 30 March 2017, by section 168(2) of the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2016–17, Closely Held Companies, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 14).

Section MD 1 list of defined terms abating WFF tax credit: inserted, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(7)(a) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1 list of defined terms family support: repealed, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(7)(b) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1 list of defined terms family tax credit: inserted, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(7)(a) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1 list of defined terms in-work payment: repealed, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(7)(b) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).

Section MD 1 list of defined terms in-work tax credit: inserted, on 1 April 2008, by section 466(7)(a) of the Taxation (Business Taxation and Remedial Matters) Act 2007 (2007 No 109).