Family Nest

Welcome to Family Nest. As mums and dads ourselves, we know how tight and precious time is for most families, so with Family Nest, you can get relevant, up-to-date information fast. Whilst we can't provide financial advice, we'll help you understand the important financial issues facing families. Family Nest - family finance made simple!


Tax credits and benefits calculator

Tax credits are a tax-free income given to households in the UK with children.  The calculator below provides you with a guide to the type and amount of benefits that you could be entitled to, all you have to do is answer a few quick questions.  This calculator is now using the new figures for the 2014-2015 tax year which apply from 6th April 2014.  You can read more about how to claim Tax Credits in our article before you start your calculations.

Tell us about your income…

…and your children

How we worked this out…

Working tax credit excluding childcare element£0.00
Working tax credit childcare element£0.00
Child tax credit£0.00
Tax credits£0.00

Based on the above you might be entitled to this much in tax credits each week:


Don’t lose this information!

Important: Please remember, tax credit rules are complicated. The amount shown above may vary depending on your personal circumstances. All calculations are a guide only, we will not be liable for inaccurate information.

Our calculators can help you to plan your household budgets, so you can take control of your family's finances.

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Email me the results & stay informed with Little Bird Updates

At Family Nest we know how important it is to keep on top of your family's finances but that it’s not one of the most exciting tasks.

By registering for our Little Bird Updates we can help by emailing you with updates and reminders of things you might need to think about.

Plus, if you tell us that you’re pregnant or have children it helps us to make sure the emails we send are relevant to you.

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How we use your information

Because we understand family finances we will only contact you with info we think you may find interesting and useful. We will never sell your data to anyone else and it will be held securely by Family Investments and will not be provided to any third party.

By giving us your email address you are signing up to receive updates relevant to family finances via email. If you have given us your address we will only send you our enquiry pack. If you no longer wish to receive our updates we make sure you are able to opt out at any time.