Tax credits: your payment dates

Find out when your tax credits payment is and how much you’ll get paid.

Tax credit payments are made every week or every 4 weeks.

You choose if you want to get paid weekly or every 4 weeks on your claim form. If you do not have a claim form, contact HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Bank holiday payment dates

If it’s a bank holiday anywhere in the UK your payment may be early.

Due date Payment date
2 January 2023 30 December
3 January 2023 30 December
4 January 2023 3 January (England and Northern Ireland only)
17 March 2023 16 March
20 March 2023 17 March (England and Scotland only)
7 April 2023 6 April
10 April 2023 6 April
1 May 2023 28 April
8 May 2023 5 May
29 May 2023 26 May
12 July 2023 11 July
13 July 2023 12 July (England and Scotland only)
7 August 2023 4 August
8 August 2023 7 August (England and Northern Ireland only)
28 August 2023 25 August
25 December 2023 22 December
26 December 2023 22 December
27 December 2023 22 December
28 December 2023 27 December (England and Scotland only)
1 January 2024 29 December 2023
2 January 2024 29 December 2023
3 January 2024 2 January 2024 (England and Northern Ireland only)

If your payment is late, check the payment date on your award notice and contact your bank before calling HMRC.

Local holidays in Scotland

Your payment might be delayed because of local holidays if you live in the following places:

  • Glasgow and Aberdeen - local holiday on 25 September
  • Edinburgh - local holiday on 18 September
  • Dundee - local holiday on 2 October

Contact your bank for more information.