child benefit


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child benefit

(in Britain and New Zealand) a regular government payment to the parents of children up to a certain age
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Plaid Cymru Arfon MP Hywel Williams said: "The new proposals for child benefit payments have been a shambles from the start.
We don't have tax credits and manage a family on one income, plus I am worried about my pension as a teacher, so to lose something like child benefit would be the final straw.
The child benefit freeze will cost a family with one child pounds 33.
He said: "It will work by using the tax system to take away from higher-rate taxpayers, where they are in a household claiming child benefit, the equivalent amount.
3 million families who currently qualify for child benefit would not do so if it was part of a universal benefit package.
Gift Aid donations can also be useful in reducing the impact of any Child Benefit tax and, where these are paid by both spouses, it would be sensible for the charity donations to be made by the spouse with the higher income to obtain the optimum relief for these payments.
Canada child benefits through the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
She said: "Last year we've seen larger families mainly affected by cuts to child benefit, where anyone with more than two children would have seen a large cut in their child benefit payments.
Mr Osborne told MPs that only parents earning pounds 60,000 or more will lose all of their child benefit.
Child benefit is the most appropriate way to right this unfairness.
It is ludicrous to take child benefit away from a family in which one adult earns above the pounds 42,475-a-year threshold but leave it intact for households in which two earners cumulatively bring home a higher amount.

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