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Tax Credits

HMRC clarifies you only get a Concentrix lump sum if all tax credits were stopped

Only if your entire tax credit claim was wrongly stopped by Concentrix you'll receive a lump sum repayment

26 September 2016

Concentrix tax credits shambles - how to appeal and try to get credits backdated

If your tax credits were stopped, here's what to try - plus some of the many stories we've received from those affected

20 September 2016

HMRC faces backlog of 2,000 tax credit appeals after ending Concentrix contract

Around 2,000 appeals against tax credit cuts will be examined by HMRC after it axed the contractor Concentrix

14 September 2016

HMRC to axe tax credit checking firm Concentrix

Concentrix, the firm which checks people's entitlement to tax credits, won't have its contract extended beyond May 2017

13 September 2016

Got kids who've just finished their exams? Tell the taxman

If your child's still studying or starting approved training, tell HMRC or risk losing child tax credits and benefit

30 August 2016

Autumn Statement 2015: Chancellor cancels planned tax credit cuts

The Government has today announced a U-turn on major tax credit cuts proposed in the Summer Budget

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: What it means for you

Today's Autumn Statement saw a hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments, a U-turn on cutting tax credits

25 November 2015

Thousands vent Twitter fury at HMRC over long call waits

Frustrated callers tweeted HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) more than 11,500 times over the past year to complain

9 September 2015

Summer Budget 2015: HMRC to get powers to raid accounts for debts

Individuals and businesses who owe more than £1,000 to HMRC may have their funds raided for the money owed

10 July 2015

HMRC to set aside £45m to improve phone service

Figures show that 7.2 million phone calls made to HMRC in the last year went through to a 'busy' tone

26 June 2015