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Tax Credits Overpayments - How would I know if I have been overpaid?

Find out more about Tax Credits Overpayments.

How would I know if I have been overpaid?

You may know or suspect that you have been overpayment if:

  • you receive a letter or notice telling you that you have been overpaid or a letter asking for repayment of an overpayment.
  • you realise that you gave incorrect information
  • you realise that you have not reported a change
  • your tax credits stop after you missed the renewal deadline.
  • your payments reduce unexpectedly.


Reviewed: August 2017

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