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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to check if this is a child deceased claim

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Application’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘View’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data - Applicant’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select the relevant checkbox
  • select ‘OK’.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Individual’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen

Note: If you are instead taken to the ‘Select Application’ screen or the ‘Select Application Version’ screen, follow the guidance below for those screens.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Application’ screen

  • select the relevant claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen

Note: If you are instead taken to the ‘Select Application Version’ screen, follow the guidance below for that screen.

If you are taken to the ‘Select Application Version’ screen

  • select the relevant version of the claim
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Application Summary’ screen
  • go to Step 2.

If you are taken straight to the ‘Application Summary’ screen, go to Step 2.

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Step 2

On the ‘Application Summary’ screen

  • select ‘VH’ on the toolbar. You will be taken to the ‘View Application History’ screen
  • select ‘Ch’ on the toolbar
  • select the relevant child
  • ‘Date of Death’ will be shown in the ‘Child Details’ box if this is a child deceased claim.