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Discomama Thu 01-Aug-13 19:47:44

I left the family home and claim tax credits even though I still own half my house, no proof required.

Rummikub Wed 31-Jul-13 23:15:28

Pretty sure. I don't work for them though, just going on experience. Call them, they are v helpful and they'll tell you how much you can claim too.

jango36 Wed 31-Jul-13 12:17:36

Thanks Rummikub.
Do you know if this is definite?
I do hope so as it would make everything much easier for me!
I would stil have to pay my bit of the mortgage you see.
Has anyone else been in a similar situation?
Just worry that if/when I leave he will let the house go and fight me all the way on selling it!
Wish to god this was easier. It seems it is harder getting out of a joint mortgage than it is getting a divorce!

Rummikub Wed 31-Jul-13 02:14:41

Yes you can claim. There aren't any questions about property. Call them or use the tax credit calculator on line.

jango36 Wed 31-Jul-13 00:36:08

Hi Im wanting to separate from my partner. We have a joint mortgage- he is not keen to sell. Does anyone know where I stand on tax credits. If I was to leave and rent alone would I be entiteled to claim tax credits even though I co owened a property - which I will be putting up for sale as even if partner does not want to sell I would have to force a sale through the courts.
Any advice very gratefully recieved..

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