Backdating childcare vouchers hmrc

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Changes of circumstances can be backdated up to 1 month.Prior to 6 April 2012, the backdating period for changes of circumstances was 3 months.Backdating more than 31 days/1 month There are two situations in which it is possible to get backdating of more than 31days/1 month: Refugee status If a person has claimed asylum as a refugee and is then awarded refugee status, providing they apply for tax credits within one month of receiving notification of that refugee status, they will be treated as if they made their tax credits claim from the original date they claimed asylum.Prior to 6 April 2012, refugees had 3 months from being awarded refugee status to inform HMRC and receive longer backdating.Following the Chancellor’s budget 2014, there will be slight changes to the upper threshold of the ‘Basic Rate’ allowance for childcare vouchers, which could affect the amount you are entitled to take from your monthly salary.

If this starts this month (in January), can the allowance of £243 be used for previous months? can £2187 (9 x £243) be invoiced for April-Dec 2013 and then £243 per month moving forward?Changes to the system – Introduction A series of fundamental changes to the tax credit system were announced in the June 2010 emergency Budget and the October 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review.Some of these changes were introduced from April 2011, the remainder from April 2012.But a claim may generally only be backdated by a maximum of 31 days.Prior to 6 April 2012, the backdating period was 93 days.

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