What do I need to know about renewing my tax credits?


Your tax credits pack will include guidance notes that explain what you need to do, along with an annual review notice and possibly an annual declaration.

If your annual review has a red stripe across the page then you will need to check the information, renew and report any changes by 31 July. If your annual review has a black stripe across the page, you need to check the information is correct, and you will only need to contact HMRC if you have any changes to report. When you have received your tax credits pack, the quickest way to report changes and renew your tax credits is online at Please see your renewals pack for more information on your annual review or your annual declaration.