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Anyone else been paid child tax credit 2x this month?

(5 Posts)
Caribbeanyesplease Sat 11-Aug-18 17:45:21

Anyone with no experience or the benefit system probably wondering why I don’t just ring HMRC.

Reality is there is no such thing as a quick call to the HMRC. I’ll have to set aside an afternoon!

Very strange. Paid usually £470 on usual day at the beginning of the month.
Just checked account and I see £416.18 has been paid in to my account, also “Child Tax Credit”.

Anyone else? So almost £900 in a week. Both “Child Tax Credit”

Mumof4under10 Sat 11-Aug-18 17:55:29

Can you logged on online to check payments?
www.gov.uk/manage-your-tax-credits
When renewals are done due by 31st of July can get an extra payment to cover any shortfalls that may of happened the previous year.

Caribbeanyesplease Sat 11-Aug-18 18:38:53

Thank you!

*This was because of a recent change and was to help you get the right amount of tax credits*

One off payment and what’s the explanation. I can’t think of any change whatsoever and certainly that I’ve notified the HMRC.

Oh well, that’s spending money for next week on holiday sorted then!

Mumof4under10 Sat 11-Aug-18 18:44:45

Enjoy your holiday and extra spending money smile

Caribbeanyesplease Sat 11-Aug-18 18:49:18

Thank you! 😊

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