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April 2020

Did you know that you can claim Child Benefit for newborns, even if you can’t register the birth?

April 29th, 2020|Child benefit|

HMRC have created yet another emergency administrative workaround so that people can access the Child Benefit they’re entitled to. Scotland, England and Wales, and Northern Ireland all have their own systems for registering a birth. [...]

January 2013

Child Benefit Tax Charges

January 17th, 2013|Child benefit|

How Can You Avoid The Child Benefit Tax Charges? Many families do not realise that a few changes can prevent them from losing out in the current child benefit changes taking place. Chaos is predicted [...]

Child Benefit Cost

January 16th, 2013|Child benefit|

Child Benefit Changes The changes to child benefit could cost the Government nearly £50 million over the next three years. This expenditure will amount mainly from the extra staff that will be needed at HMRC [...]

Child Benefit Tax Charge

January 10th, 2013|Child benefit|

Some families have not been notified of child benefit changes relevant to them. From 7th January child benefit became means tested and families where at least one partner earns £50,000 per year are now entitled [...]

Tax Relief for Parents

January 9th, 2013|Child benefit|

Tax breaks are to be offered to working parents with children under the age of five. The purpose of the coalition’s new proposal is to help reduce the cost of childcare for families and is [...]

November 2012

Child Benefit & Self Assessment

November 8th, 2012|Child benefit|

If you are one of the thousands of people claiming child benefit, and have been notified by HMRC that you will have reduced child benefit payments due to your earnings, you will generally have to [...]

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