Unwary couples are in danger from backfiring tax credits

Vaux, Gary
November 2009
Community Care;11/5/2009, Issue 1794, p23
The article informs that many child tax credit claimants have been asked to pay back large amounts of allegedly overpaid tax credits as they hadn't told officials that their partner had moved in with them. A new 15-page booklet "How HMRC Handle Tax Credit Overpayments" for advisers dealing with tax credit overpayments has been produced by the Revenue and Customs department of Great Britain.


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