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Dealing with Tax Credit overpayments

Couple 2 And Child 1 new If you've received a letter saying you've been overpaid tax credits and demanding repayment you are likely to be confused, worried, and stressed. You may be angry about the system, or at least the failures of it.

This guide will help you find out more about your overpayment and explain what you can do about it. We will guide you through step by step and help you deal with your overpayment with as little hassle as possible.

Who is this guide for?

This guide is for you if you have been told that you have a tax credit overpayment that you have to pay back.

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You may not be sure if you even have an overpayment. You may just have noticed a worrying drop in the amount of money you are getting from tax credits. We will show you how to find out if the reduction is because you have an overpayment.

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July 2013
Victoria Todd of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group

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