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Can my mum spend child tax credit on bills watch

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    Hi is it legal for my mum to spend child tax credit on bills, running the home etc. Because is child tax credit spossed to be spent on buy clothes, poket money, school things, trips etc
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    It's her money to spend on what she wants. Those bills directly benefit you.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Hi is it legal for my mum to spend child tax credit on bills, running the home etc. Because is child tax credit spossed to be spent on buy clothes, poket money, school things, trips etc
    It's money for your upkeep such as feeding you and keeping you watered and yes clothes, not for pocket money or school trips which aren't necessities so not illegal in any way.
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    Your mum is a lucky lady...
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    No it's not illegal at all. The money is to help provide necessities for you which are not always material. Bills are included as they directly effect you.
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    I could see the OPs point if their mum was spending the money on dugs and alcohol, which obviously isn't the case here.
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    luckily my dad has been saving mine for me, he's never spend it.
 
 
 
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