Back dating child benefit
Providing she makes her claim for WTC within 31 days of 6 December 2017, her WTC claim will be backdated to .If she does not make the claim within those 31 days, she can still claim WTC but will only receive 31 days' backdating.Back to the top Some claims (and changes of circumstances) can be backdated longer than 31 days.This is where: These are the only exceptions to the 31-day/one-month backdating rules.Universal credit is being introduced geographically and in areas where the full (digital) service is available, it may no longer be possible to make a new claim for tax credits.
She is not entitled to WTC because she does not work 30 hours.
The date you are paid tax credits from is usually the date HMRC receive your claim form – this is your date of claim.
However, you can be paid for an earlier period in certain circumstances. The Government is gradually introducing universal credit, a new benefit which will eventually replace tax credits, and some other social security benefits.
Any backdated tax credit payments you get will be reduced by the amount of Government support you were given for living expenses during the time you were waiting for your asylum claim to be decided.
If you have already had a backdated payment of a social security benefit reduced because of this, you should be paid the full backdated amount of tax credits.