Problems with benefits and tax credits

Information on challenging a benefit or tax credit decision. Find out how to make a complaint if you have received a poor service from the people dealing with your claim.

This content applies to England

Causes of benefit overpayments and what to do if you have been told you have been paid too much benefit.

Benefit fraud, how it is investigated and what to do if you’re suspected of benefit fraud.

When and how to complain about the service received from those dealing with your benefits or tax credits.