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    • ferry
    • By ferry 18th May 17, 9:05 PM
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    Another why did my Tax credits go down question please
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    • 18th May 17, 9:05 PM
    Another why did my Tax credits go down question please 18th May 17 at 9:05 PM
    I reported a change in income-approx £500 from 15/16 and when I logged in check my next payment which is about £19 less per week now.
    I assume I had renewed at the same time but I really cant guess as the website does not make this clear.
    There are no other changes.

    I know you wont have my specifics but any ideas how they would arrive a such a drastic drop in amount based on reporting such a small reduction in income

    Thanks as usual for your help
    Everything takes me 3 hours to post cos I'm using a BlackBerry Playbook
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    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 18th May 17, 9:13 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:13 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:13 PM
    Do you mean your 2016/17 income?
    • ferry
    • By ferry 18th May 17, 9:17 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:17 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:17 PM
    Do you mean your 2016/17 income?
    Originally posted by Darksparkle
    Sorry yes I took the exact figure from my 16/17 P60 so i know its accurate
    Everything takes me 3 hours to post cos I'm using a BlackBerry Playbook
    • Darksparkle
    • By Darksparkle 19th May 17, 6:50 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 6:50 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 6:50 AM
    Without knowing anything about your claim it is impossible to comment on your payments.
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