Official Statistics

Quality report: Tax Credits error and fraud statistics

Estimates of error and fraud within Working Tax Credit (WTC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) have been produced for all years since their introduction in 2003 to 2004.

Document

Quality Report: CTC and WTC error and fraud statistics

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email different.format@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

The estimates are based on the results of HMRC’s Error and Fraud Analytical Programme (EFAP) which involves investigations by compliance officers into the circumstances, as reported at finalisation, in a stratified random sample of 4,000 tax credit awards.

Published 31 January 2014