On page 9 of the form is where you enter the details of the public funds you are claiming. At the bottom of the page is a list of the different public funds. There is no problem with you as a British citizen claiming WTC and CTC as you are entitled to do so and so there will be no problem with your husband's application if you tick these boxes.
Under q7.6, it asks whether you or your partner are claiming public funds. You need to tick 'Yes' and then there is a list below of all different public funds. CTC is half way down the first column and WTC is at the bottom of the second column. I assume that both will be paid to you (as in your name is XXXXX XXXXX top of the statements you receive) and so tick the box under 'your partner' that corresponds with the WTC/CTC. Make sure you tick the correct column - the one entitled 'You' relates to your husband as it is his application and the column entitled 'Your partner' relates to you as his British spouse.
This is an extract from the Home Office Public Funds Leaflet:
b) My partner is allowed to claim tax credits - can I claim them too?Claims for child and working tax credits are assessed jointly. If you are living with a spouse or partner who is allowed to claim tax credits, your name may be included in the claim.
This provides that you are not doing anything wrong by claiming CTC and WTC and so as long as you include it on the application form, it will be fine. It will cause you no problems to include that both you and your partner are receiving the funds and so it would be fine to tick both boxes.
It won't make much difference to the application and so I wouldn't worry about it!
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