Use the tax credits helpline to get help with your tax credits claim. You can ask questions and obtain help with your application. Just call tax credits phone number on: 0872 437 6731 should always be your first port of call.
This number will connect you straight through to the tax credits contact number. Calls are charged at just 10 pence per minute from a BT landline (may cost more from mobile and other networks).
You can also use the tax credits helpline to get help with an existing claim or report changes. As your life changes the tax credits contact number should be informed as it may affect your benefit. Call the tax credits customer services number on 0872 437 6731 to get help with your claim.
You should contact the tax credits helpline on 0872 437 6731 if there are any changes to your personal circumstances which should be reported. It is important that you report changes to the tax credits phone number. Do this quickly so that you are not overpaid. Overpayments must be paid back and you may also receive a fine. Calling 0872 437 6731 is the best option when a change occurs. There are many changes which you will need to tell the tax credits helpline about. Here are some of them:
You will receive working tax credit or child tax credit that is based on your income. If your job changes then your income will naturally change and so your tax credits will be affected. If you start a new job or change the hours you are working you should call the tax credits telephone number on 0872 437 6731. The basic rule is that if you have reported a change in employment within one month you should be fine, but it is always better to do this sooner rather than later. The team at the tax credits helpline (0872 437 6731) can point you in the direction of a tax credits calculator online so that you can work out how this change will affect your tax credits.
Whether you are working or not you will need to report to the tax credits helpline on 0872 437 6731 if your benefits have changed. This includes all benefits so count your housing benefit and child benefit in this as well. If there is a change you can let the team at the tax credits customer services number know. There may not need to be a change in your tax credits but it is always important to report it and let the team work out what to do next.
Changes In Relationships
If your personal circumstances change with regards to who you live with or your family you should call the tax credits helpline. Moving in with a new partner, getting married or having a child will change your financial situation. Thus it may be necessary for your tax credits entitlement to change. When you call the tax credits contact number feel free to ask the team how a change will affect your benefit. They should be able to give you an idea of whether your benefit will change or not and if so how much by
If you have a personal situation which doesn’t fit into these categories but affects your life it is worth calling the tax credits helpline on 0872 437 6731. You can find out if your situation is relevant as any situation which affects your income should be. You may also want to check the website for more information or write to the tax credits contact address at:
Tax Credit Office, Preston, PR1 4AT