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I am due backpay for a under payment disabled child

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Nat1980
Nat1980 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited May 2023 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi I am due 14 months backpay for under payment of disabled child element in uc.I pay 130 a month off a tax credit over payment through uc so I am wondering will they take the backpay to pay off what I owe tax credits 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,131 Disability Gamechanger
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    Yes, they can take any money you owe from the money they owe you.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Nat1980
    Nat1980 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thanks for the reply I thought they might do that  but with it being for my sons disability I wasn't to sure 😒
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,981 Disability Gamechanger
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    How are you feeling about this at the moment @Nat1980:)
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