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When your Child Tax Credits and Other Benefits will be Paid Over Christmas 2018

Feeling the pinch over Christmas and eager to know when you will be getting your Child Tax Credits and Other Benefits Payments over Christmas 2018, we have all the dates you need here.

Its worth being aware that due to three bank holidays over the Christmas period, some payments will be made earlier if they’re due between 24th December 2018 and 2nd January 2019.

 

Tax Credits

These are the dates for both Working Tax and Child Tax Credits

 

When your payment is due – When Tax Credits will be paid on

Tuesday 25th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Thursday 27th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Friday 28th December 2018 – Thursday 27th December 2018

Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Monday 31st December 2018

Wednesday 2nd January 2019 – Monday 31st December 2018

Thursday 3rd January 2019 – Wednesday 2nd January 2018

 

Universal Credits

 

When your payment is due – When Universal Credit will be paid on

Monday 24th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Tuesday 25th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018 – Monday 24th December 2018

Thursday 27th December 2018 – Thursday 27th December 2018

Friday 28th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Saturday 29th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Sunday 30th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Monday 31st December 2018 – Monday 31st December 2018

Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Monday 31st December 2018

 

All Other Benefits

Here are the dates for benefits such as Employment Support Allowance, Jobseekers Allowance, Disability Living Allowance and State Pension

 

When your payment is due – When you’ll be paid on

Monday 24th December 2018 – Friday 21st December 2018

Tuesday 25th December 2018 – Friday 21st December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018 – Friday 21st December 2018

Thursday 27th December 2018 – Thursday 27th December 2018

Friday 28th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Saturday 29th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Sunday 30th December 2018 – Friday 28th December 2018

Monday 31st December 2018 – Monday 31st December 2018

Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Monday 31st December 2018

 

Payments due on 2 January 2019

Universal Credit payments due on 2 January 2019 are paid on that day.

Payments due on 2 January 2019 for the following benefits are paid on that day

  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income Support

All other benefit payments due on 2 January 2019 will be paid on 31 December 2018.

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