HMRC will stop making payments of Child Benefit, Guardian’s Allowance and Tax Credits into Post Office card accounts from 1 December 2021.

Individuals with Post Office card accounts have until 30 November 2021 to set up a new account to continue to receive payments of these benefits. 

Accounts details can be updated using:

  • Personal Tax Accounts.
  • or by phone for Child Benefit recipients
  • The Tax Credits helpline.

External links

Time is running out for tax credits and Child Benefit customers with Post Office card accounts

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