Get tax credits or Tax-Free Childcare? You need to tell HMRC if your circumstances have changed post-Covid
If you get tax credits or Tax-Free Childcare you now need to tell HMRC if your circumstances have changed post-Covid-19. That's because a temporary relaxation of the eligibility criteria for both benefits is coming to an end, and you are expected to notify the tax office of any permanent changes.
1 October 2021
Over one million have just seven days to renew their tax credits
More than a million people are yet to renew their tax credits, with just one week to go until the 31 July deadline
24 July 2018
Tax credit claimants who didn't appeal Concentrix decisions will have cases reviewed by HMRC
People who didn't appeal decisions made by Concentrix to amend or cancel their claim will have their cases reviewed
6 February 2017
Victims of Concentrix tax credits shambles receive almost £87,000 in compensation
Tax credit claimants whose payments were wrongly stopped by outsourcing firm Concentrix have been compensated by HMRC
17 January 2017
Have you been missing out on tax credits for your disabled child? You could be owed £1,000s
Thousands of households entitled to refund from the Government after missing out on tax credits for disabled children
28 November 2016
Autumn Statement 2016: Universal credit cuts scaled back
Planned taper rate cuts to universal credit scaled back
23 November 2016
Concentrix claimants awarded up to £100 compensation – how to apply if your tax credits were wrongly cut
Concentrix claimants have been awarded up to £100 compensation – how to apply if your tax credits were wrongly cut
18 November 2016
HMRC to axe tax credit checking firm Concentrix with immediate effect
HMRC has announced that it's ended its tax credits fraud contract with Concentrix with immediate effect
11 November 2016
More than 90% of appeals against tax credit cuts successful, Concentrix claims
Up to 95% of tax credit claimants who have appealed against Concentrix cutting payments have had the decision overturned
14 October 2016
Concentrix claimants to give evidence to MPs
Tax credit claimants speak in Parliament with HM Revenue & Customs contractor Concentrix
12 October 2016
20 October 2021
Martin's mortgage heads-up
'Can you lock in cheaply now to save £1,000s?'
Breakdown cover for TWO £54/yr
Beware Klarna's new 'pay now' service
You may lose vital protections
17 Netflix hacks
Watch Squid Games etc for less
Martin's scam ads broadside
'It's a ludicrous plan'
Ciate £148 of nail polish for £35
Via Advent calendar code
John Lewis' £100 voucher is back
If you do BIG spends there
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