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    • josoph
    • By josoph 17th May 17, 12:02 PM
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    Tax credit historical overpayment
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    • 17th May 17, 12:02 PM
    Tax credit historical overpayment 17th May 17 at 12:02 PM
    I have received a letter asking me to contact tax credit regarding an overpayment from 2007. I was advised due to the new Universal Credit this has flagged up on the system and needs repaying. I don't recall an overpayment and was hurriedly told different dates and figures I submitted.
    I have checked with Google and sent them a letter detailing the limitation act 1990 and now have a reply which is not very clear to me. Has anyone else experienced this? Do I need to repay? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 17th May 17, 12:19 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 12:19 PM
    After 6 years they can't take court action however the do not have to as have other ways to have the debt repaid. You'd be out of time to take any appeal or dispute action so your only real option is to set up a repayment plan.
    • cattie
    • By cattie 17th May 17, 1:36 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 1:36 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 1:36 PM
    Yes you will have to pay. Unless you agree a payment plan with them they will just stop what you owe out of earnings or benefits so it's to your best interest to set up a repayment plan.
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    • skcollobcat10
    • By skcollobcat10 17th May 17, 1:51 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 1:51 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 1:51 PM
    But there is something definitely wrong with the system. The debt is 10 years old would yourmp or a solicitor be able to look into this?
    • josoph
    • By josoph 17th May 17, 8:50 PM
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    Thank you all for your helpful replies
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