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Random ? or should I be worried ! ?

Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:05 pm

Postby RED » Wed Oct 01, 2003 9:35 am

I recieve Tax credits. I am self employed. I had a letter from the IR tax credit team saying that my tax credit award is being examined. They are asking for all personal bank and credit card statments for the last 6 months and all utility bills and TV licence since Jan this year.

Would this kind of examination be Random ?

My ex wife recently got the CSA onto me without approaching me 1st (I have my children 3 out of 7 days). Could she be the reason I am being examined ?

Also , it seems that the information they have asked for, is to see If I live where I say I do rather than how much I earn - does that seem right ?

I keep lousy paperwork, but I fill my forms in honestly. Should I be worried ?


Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:07 pm

Postby citypropertyservices » Tue Dec 16, 2003 3:42 am

I have had exactly the same experience,suprisingly the IR tax Credit people are very helpful,they are more interested in seeing were i lived and did not want to see credit card,bank account or anything else.

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