Tax credits and Child Benefit: allow someone else to act for you (TC689)
- HM Revenue & Customs
- Part of:
- Child Benefit forms, Tax credits: forms, notes, worksheets and checklists, and Child Benefit
- First published:
- 12 June 2014
- Last updated:
- 22 March 2017, see all updates
Use form TC689 to authorise someone else (an 'intermediary') to act on your behalf for your tax credits or Child Benefit. Intermediaries – use the pdf version of form TC689 if you require a printed version to complete with your client, for example during a home visit.
Ref: TC689 https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/lc/content/xfaforms/profiles/forms.html?contentRoot=repository:///Applications/Benefits_and_Credits/1.0/TC689&template=TC689.xdp
PDF, 216KB, 2 pages
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Use form TC689 if you want an intermediary, such as Citizens Advice, to act on your behalf for your tax credits or Child Benefit.
Don’t use form TC689 to authorise a paid agent such as an accountant or other professional adviser to act on your behalf. You should use form 64-8 instead.
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Related forms and guidance
Claiming and dealing with tax credits for someone else
Guidance on how to deal with the Tax Credit Office for someone else.
Use form 64-8 to authorise HM Revenue and Customs to communicate with an accountant, tax agent or adviser acting on your behalf.
Published: 12 June 2014
Updated: 22 March 2017
- A pdf version of form TC689 has been added to the page for intermediaries to use if a printed version is needed to complete with clients, for example during a home visit.
- Welsh translation added.
- First published.