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Tax Credits Overpayments - What should I do if I don't think I have been overpaid?

This guide explains about tax credit overpayments and what to do if you think you have been overpaid.

What should I do if I don't think I have been overpaid?

You can’t appeal against a decision to recover a tax credit overpayment, even if the overpayment was the result of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) making an error. However, you can appeal if you think there was a mistake in calculating the amount of tax credits you were entitled to and therefore there should be no overpayment.

See our Challenging a tax credit decision guide.

Reviewed: August 2017

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