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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to check if tax credits are currently in payment

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Household’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘View Account’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select the ‘All’ checkbox
  • select the ‘Summary’ checkbox
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Award’ screen
  • if the dates in the ‘Award Start Date’ and ‘Award End Date’ columns cover a period that includes the start date of the claim you are working, then tax credits are currently in payment.

Note: In some cases you may need to repeat the above if there is a second customer.