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Tax Credits Manual

Tax Credits Manual: recent changes

Below are details of the amendments that were published on 12 December 2014 (see the update index for all updates).

Page Details of update
  Changes: children (A-E): child or qualifying young person - adding or re-including
Amended guidance - Chapter amended from Step 1 to the end  
  Miscellaneous: C to D: contents
Amended guidance - contents amended    
  TCM0134500 Guidance deleted
  Miscellaneous: C to D: identity fraud - remedial cases - TCO only
Amended guidance - Full chapter rewrite  
  Notes - Standardised Messages (J to M): Standardised Messages - J - Third party enquiries / Foreign documents
Amended guidance - Agents - standardised messages JA16, JA17 and JA18 amended  
  Notes - Standardised Messages (J to M): Standardised Messages - K - Identity fraud - remedial cases
Amended guidance - New standardised message KA06  
  Notes: Standardised Messages (N): Standardised Messages - N - Change of circumstances (Physical)
Amended guidance - Miscellaneous - standardised messages ND02, ND03, ND04 and ND05 amended.    
  TCM0166020 Notes - Standardised Messages (O): Standardised Messages - O - overpayments (codes from OA to OM)
Amended guidance - standardised message OE27 amended. New OE37 standardised message    
  TCM0174020 Notes - Standardised Messages (T to W): Standardised Messages - T - Stopping Tax Credits
Amended guidance - New standardised messages T181 to T185 inclusive  
  Notes - standardised messages (T to W): standardised messages - U - Compliance

Amended guidance - UA02 and UA03 amended

Amended guidance - new standardised message UB70  
  Notes - Standardised Messages (X to Z): Standardised Messages - X - miscellaneous
Amended guidance - domestic violence cases - standardised message XD11 amended  
  Passported benefits - exemption / health costs: Exemption certificates - health costs
Amended guidance - Steps 1, 14 and 15 amended  
  Payment - overpayments (D-E): Overpayments - disputed liability following household breakdown
Amended guidance - Step 9 amended  
  Payment - overpayments (D-E): disputed overpayments-establish three month time limit
Amended guidance - Steps 2 and 14 amended  
  Payment - overpayments (D-E): Overpayments - explanations - referral or letter received
Amended guidance - chapter amended throughout    
  TCM0272220 Renewals - work lists (Unprocessed): Unprocessed S17 work list - Incomplete, Unsigned or No PY-1
Amended guidance - Step 15 amended  
  Specialist areas - complex: change of circumstances - non-complex to complex
Amended guidance - chapter amended throughout  
  Specialist areas - Complex: Complex cases - renewals - annual declaration - returned / Unprocessed S17 work list item created
Amended guidance - background section amended  
  Specialist Areas - Complex: Complex cases - renewals - National Insurance check
Amended guidance - background section amended    
  TCM0346280 Stopping tax credits: in year finalisation (A-K): household breakdown before UC start - UY finalised on or after IYSD
Amended guidance - chapter amended throughout