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Is it true you don't include Sat Mat Pay in Tax Credits form?

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cheekychopsmum Thu 16-Jul-09 14:44:45

I've just heard somewhere that you don't include the satutary maternity pay in your tax credit claim. Is this true?

I was on mat leave last year and wasn't aware of this, so on my claim form I put down all my income (occupational mat pay and partners earnings).

If you don't include it, is there anything I can do if this would have meant I'd have been entitled to more money?

mrsjammi Thu 16-Jul-09 14:48:41

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Mummy369 Mon 27-Jul-09 21:51:02

You DO need to declare the Stat Mat Pay in your TC claim - but make sure it was clearly identified as SMP so it will be disregarded.

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