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child tax credit - they owe me

(7 Posts)
LiaPo Fri 05-Feb-16 13:02:10

My son is now receiving DLA HR & LR mobility
It has been backdated so CTC owe me money
They have said they will pay it spread through the year , but many many people get a lump sum - which I would prefer
Is there any way Tax Credits could pay me a lump sum instead??

Groovee Fri 05-Feb-16 13:15:37

I got mine spread over the year too. Not heard of lump sums.

lougle Fri 05-Feb-16 13:31:03

If they don't want to they don't have to.

LiaPo Fri 05-Feb-16 13:39:17

Is there a process where I can ask ?

Fivetoomany Fri 05-Feb-16 13:42:42

I got a lump sum in May after renewing. Our income had dropped significantly. I'm not sure if that makes a difference. I would have thought you would get a lump sum at the end of the tax year?

LiaPo Sat 06-Feb-16 23:28:26

They are saying its to be played £15 a week .. Instead of a lump sum of £900 sad
Has anyone had a decision like this changed ?

ALemonyPea Sat 06-Feb-16 23:32:42

They usually backdate from when DLA was awarded, then pay the rest when you get your normal TC in. They don't give you a lump sum for the year.

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