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Tax Credits

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

NatWest/RBS glitch: Full Q&A as wages, benefits and more go missing

Natwest, RBS, Coutts and Ulster have admitted a number of customer payments are 'missing'

17 June 2015

Warning: Save £1,000s on childcare before it's too late

While the Prime Minister is touting more free childcare hours for 3 and 4-year-olds, there's a hidden big change coming

3 June 2015

Tax credit renewal packs being sent out, but phone lines are jammed

HMRC sends out first batch of tax credit renewal packs, but recipients furious to find helpline jammed

29 April 2015

Single parents sent 'threatening' letters asking for proof they live alone

Single parents have been sent tax credit letters from Concentrix which some say are

13 February 2015

Tax credits deadline extended - but you still need to renew

If you receive tax credits, you've only have a few days left to renew them, so do it now or your payments could stop

29 July 2014