Bank holidays and tax credits payments

Your tax credits payments are made every week or every 4 weeks, depending on what you chose when you claimed. If your payment is due on or just after a bank holiday anywhere in the UK, your payment date could be affected.

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Bank holiday payment dates: England, Scotland and Wales

If you live in England, Scotland or Wales, the table below tells you which payments are affected by bank holidays.

Month

Payment due date

Date your payment will be made

March

17 Mar 2014 (St Patrick's Day)

14 Mar 2014

 

18 Mar 2014

17 Mar 2014

April

18 Apr 2014 (Good Friday)

17 Apr 2014

 

21 Apr 2014 (Easter Monday)

17 Apr 2014

May 5 May 2014 (early May bank holiday) 2 May 2014
  26 May 2014 (spring bank holiday) 23 May 2014

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Bank holiday payment dates: Northern Ireland

If you live in Northern Ireland, the table below tells you which payments are affected by bank holidays.

Month

Payment due date

Date your payment will be made

March

17 Mar 2014 (St Patrick's Day)

14 Mar 2014

 

18 Mar 2014

18 Mar 2014 (no change)

April

18 Apr 2014 (Good Friday)

17 Apr 2014

 

21 Apr 2014 (Easter Monday)

17 Apr 2014

May 5 May 2014 (early May bank holiday) 2 May 2014
  26 May 2014 (spring bank holiday) 23 May 2014

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More useful links

Check your next tax credits payment dates

You haven't received your usual tax credits payment

Check the date of your next Child Benefit payment

Reasons why your tax credits might go down or stop

Bank holiday dates on GOV.UK (Opens new window)

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