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to think 1 letter from tax credit is enough

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AuntiePickleBottom Wed 22-Dec-10 19:59:13

why do they always send out 2 letters, 1 adresssed to my DP and one for myself, saying the exact same thing

Numberfour Wed 22-Dec-10 20:00:15

I agree if the address is the same (but then even so the partners may be estranged???)

But YANBU at all.

worzella Wed 22-Dec-10 20:02:23

I asked them that once - they said it was part of the act of parliament? I thought there should be an optout clause!

AuntiePickleBottom Wed 22-Dec-10 20:03:22

it seems like such a waste of paper and postage cost to me

HappyMummyOfOne Wed 22-Dec-10 20:04:20

Its for fraud protection, if the claim is joint both parties get there own copy to ensure that each knows the figures supplied - then if the claim is wrong or fraudulent both parties can be chased for the debt.

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