IVA Debts still on credit file

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wakeywakey

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Post by wakeywakey » Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:47 pm
Hi,
I'm going through a rough patch like many I guess with partner losing her job.
Today I noticed that my credit file has 2 loans and one credit card default on it.
I was under the impression that being on the IVA meant that defaults and loans wouldn't be on our credit file or is that just when it completes.
I did also notice that one of the loans on the credit report has taken over the old debt. Why do they do this when they know you are in an IVA ?

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Post by Foggy » Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:05 pm
Defaulted accounts will show on your credit report for 6 years after the date of default ( which should be the start date of the IVA ). The loans do not disappear and, if the IVA fails, will start again as though the IVA never existed.
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