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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

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How to check for the 50+ element

Note: On 6 April 2012 the 50+ element of tax credits ended, irrespective of the length of time the element had been in payment.

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Application’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘Changes of Circumstances’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data - Applicant’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Amend Application’ screen
  • select ‘Wk1’ or ‘Wk2’, as appropriate. You will be taken to the applicable ‘Work Details’ screen

Note: Selecting ‘Wk1’ will take you to the ‘Work Details’ screen for the first customer and selecting ‘Wk2’ will taken to the ‘Work Details’ screen for the second customer.

  • there will be a date in the ‘50+ Start Date’ field if the customer is in receipt of the 50+ element.