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HMRC and Concentrix plunged tax credit claimants into 'humiliating hardship', Government report finds

Today the Work & Pensions Committee has published a report condemning Concentrix and HMRC for their

1 December 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

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

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

Check NOW if you're eligible for tax credits or risk losing £1,000s under benefits shake-up

More than a million people in England, Scotland and Wales should apply now

19 April 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

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

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