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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to check if the Fast Track new child processing rules are satisfied

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance

Step 1

A customer will only qualify for the Fast Track new child processing if

  • all the customers on the claim are not in remunerative work
  • they are responsible for at least one child or young person


  • at least one of the customers in the claim have either claimed or are currently in receipt of one of the following benefits

    • Income Support
    • Jobseeker’s Allowance
    • Employment and Support Allowance
  • go to Step 2.

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Step 2

To confirm the customer does qualify for Fast Track processing, check

  • all the details in the appropriate boxes on the Appendix 44


  • the relevant sections on the TC600 claim form.