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tax credits, how does the renewal system work (or not!)

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biggree Wed 20-Apr-16 03:14:42

claimed working and child tax credit for the first time in nov last year. I'm sure they're meant to have sent me a renewal form by now but no sign, do I need to chase them?
got so much on at the mo I could do without cock ups with tax credits!

VinceNoirLovesHowardMoon Wed 20-Apr-16 03:26:21

Don't worry, you'll get it before July.

Arkwright Wed 20-Apr-16 07:14:16

You might not have to renew at all. If your income for next year is the same as this year then they may automatically renew you. You should get a letter telling you either way.

biggree Thu 21-Apr-16 02:55:52

thanks a lot ark and vince, I hope I can leave it a bit cos I've got loads of other stuff on
thanks again!

crazywriter Thu 21-Apr-16 09:02:02

I think I usually see it come towards the end of may. That's when p60s have to be sent out by so it's all timedone together.

Littlefluffyclouds81 Thu 21-Apr-16 09:24:43

I spoke to tax credits a couple of weeks ago and they said they were starting to send out renewal packs the next week. So yours should arrive anytime over the next few weeks, don't worry.

biggree Thu 21-Apr-16 21:27:11

thanks crazy and clouds

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