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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

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How to calculate the date from which to add or re-include a child or young person

Step 1

Note: There are two different scenarios, ensure you follow the correct one.

If the child or young person was removed or was never previously part of the award, go to .

If the child or young person was previously excluded from the award, go to .

Step 2

Check the information you have

  • use the most recent of the four dates below, which are applicable to the customer’s circumstances, as the date to add or re-include the child or young person

    • the child’s or young person’s date of birth
    • the day after the customer’s previous household ended
    • a maximum of 31 days prior to the date the request to add or re-include the child or young person was received by TCO
    • the day the customer became responsible for the child or young person.

Step 3

Check the information you have

  • use the most recent of the three dates below, which are applicable to the customer’s circumstances, as the date to add or re-include the child or young person

    • a maximum of 31 days prior to the date the request to add or re-include the child or young person was received by TCO
    • the day the customer became responsible for the child or young person
    • the day after responsibility for the child or young person previously ended.