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4.3 FTB payment options


An individual (1.1.R.07) in receipt of FTB has a choice of delivery methods to receive their entitlement, depending on whether they are making an instalment claim (1.1.I.100) and/or a past period claim (1.1.P.60).

Note: An individual who receives an income support payment (1.1.I.50) will usually be paid FTB by instalments (

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