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Applications for 'third party' deductions from Universal Credit

Creditors can use these forms to request a deduction from a claimant's Universal Credit to pay for arrears or fines. These are called 'third party deductions'.

Documents

Court fines: application for deductions from Universal Credit

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Council Tax: application for deductions from Universal Credit

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Water (in England and Wales), gas and electricity (throughout Great Britain): application for deductions from Universal Credit

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Water (Scotland only): application for deductions from Universal Credit

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Mortgage interest and owner-occupier service charges: application for deductions from Universal Credit

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Rent arrears: application for deductions from Universal Credit

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There is a different form for landlords to use to request a deduction to cover rent arrears.

Creditors can use these forms to request a deduction from a claimant’s Universal Credit payment to pay:

  • court fines
  • Council Tax or Community Charge arrears
  • water charges arrears (in England and Wales) or gas or electricity charges arrears (throughout Great Britain)
  • water charges arrears (in Scotland)
  • mortgage interest arrears or owner–occupier service charge arrears
Published 4 June 2015
Last updated 25 June 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added separate forms to apply for deductions of different types of arrears.

  2. First published.