Is anyone else self employed and claiming working tax credit? I was advised by a friend that because i am just starting out and I have no capital or savings that I could put down Zero income but claim my hours. I would then be entitled to full tax working tax credits. Does this sound right? I am just concerned because i have had so much trouble with working tax credits before and i am still trying to get back working tax credits due to me since January, whilst working full time in the NHS so when i do make my change of circumstances, i want to ensure that i do get things right and maybe they wont make any errors this time. I have two children under 16 and i am a single parent if that helps.