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Welfare Tax Credits

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people were (a) overpaid and (b) underpaid tax credits in each year since their inception in (i) Hampshire and (ii) England. (151040)

Estimates of the numbers of families with tax credits awards, including information on overpayments and underpayments by county and country, based on final family circumstances and incomes, for the years 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06 are available in the HMRC publication “Child and Working Tax Credits. Finalised Awards. Supplement on Payments. Geographical Analysis”, for each relevant year. These publications are available on the HMRC website at: