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Debt amount: 
Date debt issued: 
Friday, 13 September 2019
Period debt occurred: 
July 2017 to July 2019
Has your case been referred to a collection agency?: 
Payment Type: 
Family Tax Benefit
Appealing Debt?: 
I don't know how to
Tell us about your debt and how has this affected you? e.g. anxiety levels, financial and accommodation stress: 

I’m in utter shock
How am I supposed to re pay this ? I’m not working
I am a single parent with two children one with special needs / autism which I receive carer payment from
I cannot work as I am his full time carer
Again I’m in shock
Feel numb
Anxiety levels are high
I feel like giving up
Why do the right thing and follows the rules and still get a smack in the face
Depression is not far away I am feeling the darkness but I’m trying to keep my head together

How do you feel about the way the Government has handled this process?: 

I think it a disgrace
And they think I’m a criminal and actually defrauded them
On purpose
I have not