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Briefing day 29 February 2016

29/02/2016

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Claimant's duty to report a change of circumstances to a designated office - advantagoeus change

Jayne-T - 09/02/2016

Thank you for all your comments, your help is much appreciated.

Claimant's duty to report a change of circumstances to a designated office - advantagoeus change

dayglow - 09/02/2016

You may also wish to refer to what Lord Hoffmann stated at para 32 in the judgment of Hinchy ...

Claimant's duty to report a change of circumstances to a designated office - advantagoeus change

pbirks - 09/02/2016

Agree that as it wasnt tthe customer who told ctax , then they are probably on a sticky wicket

The view that you cannot offset unless an OP & UP are in respect of the same period!!

Ozzies Mate - 09/02/2016

Agree that arrears can be offset against o/p that does not cover same period.

Perhaps t ...

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