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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The plan is to withdraw child benefit from anybody earning more than pounds 44,000, ignoring the whole household income.
However, the Court ruled that it is for the referring court to assess her situation and, in particular, to determine whether the fact that she does not return to the family residence at the end of each working day (but only at the weekend) is relevant for her being granted child benefit.
"The Ontario Child Benefit is the cornerstone of our long-term plan to lift low-income families out of poverty by creating more opportunities," Children and Youth Services Minister Deb Matthews said.
HM Revenue & Customs officials say they believe the discs, which contain personal details of 25 million child benefit claimants, are still somewhere on their premises.
You will not lose the Child Benefit, but will pay extra tax, and if your income is over PS60,000, the extra tax you pay will be equivalent to the amount of Child Benefit you receive, so it will in effect cancel out your Child Benefit.
Latest figures show that across Scotland, 930,375 children from more than half a million families qualify for child benefit. It includes 122,365 children in the Lothian region, which I represent.
This means that people who ramp up their pension contributions could potentially lower their income for purposes of the high income child benefit charge - and face a smaller charge as a result.
As of the start of the year there were 4,779 families living outside the State - 4,779 in Poland - claiming child benefit handouts for 7,673 children.

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