Concentrix: 90% of tax-credit company appeals upheld
About 90% of appeals against a company hired by Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to cut tax-credit payments have been upheld, government figures reveal.
Between 14 September and 15 November 2016, 24,219 claimants have had their tax credits reinstated.
HMRC has previously announced the US company, Concentrix, will not have its contract renewed.
On Monday, an official said HMRC had "long established processes in place" to review decisions.
Concentrix has not responded to request for comment.
Concentrix was hired to help cut tax-credit fraud and overpayment, but has been accused in... read more