This Content Was Last Updated on November 5, 2015 by Jessica Garbett


Two changes have been introduced by HMRC with regard to tax credit overpayments.

First, claimants now only have three months to dispute overpayments.

Secondly, HMRC will no longer suspend recovery of an overpayment whilst they consider a dispute.

This emphasises the importance of checking overpayments notices and acting promptly.