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child tax credits

(4 Posts)
Charlieivor2015 Tue 22-Mar-16 13:41:30

as anyone recently applied for tax credits? if so how long did it take from when you sent forms off to when you actually heard something or got a payment?

thanks to anyone that can give me an answer xx

Emmaheathrow Wed 23-Mar-16 07:13:01

Mine took about two weeks for payment but they back date it to either when the child was born or if the child is not a baby then they will back date it from when you made a claim x

Charlieivor2015 Wed 23-Mar-16 14:35:29

Thank you i posted forms 2 weeks today so hopefully then not too long but forgot its bank holday weekend aswell xx

RhubarbCrumbled Fri 01-Apr-16 14:39:21

It took about 3 weeks for money to appear in my account but 6 weeks to actually get a letter to say it was happening! Check your account as it could suddenly appear. I also got 3 separate payments in quick succession which was confusing but was explained when I finally got some paperwork.

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