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Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit: why overpayments happen WTC8

Advice and examples of how overpayments of tax credits can happen.

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Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit: why overpayments happen WTC8

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If you are overpaid you may wonder why this has happened. Here are some of the most common reasons why people end up with an overpayment.

Published 2 April 2014
Last updated 6 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Annual Tax year changes update
  2. Annual tax year changes to the WTC8 and Welsh version available
  3. The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page.
  4. First published.