Not all carers can claim them but check if you, or the person you care for, qualify.
Please note: Tax credits are being replaced by Universal Credit.
If you get Carer's Allowance your working tax credit or child tax credit may be reduced.
Contact the Tax Credit Helpline: 0345 300 3900 (textphone: 0345 300 3909) to check.
You can also find out more online about tax credits on Gov.uk.