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Families could lose £1,300 of child benefit

Around 1.2 million families are set to effectively lose some or all of their child benefit when the new changes come into force early next year. From January 2013, households receiving child benefit where one parent or partner ea...

Families face losing child benefit

Parents who earn more than £50,000 a year will be getting letters from the tax man telling them that they may lose their child tax credit. More than a million families will be affected by the changes as the government is cutting...

Benefits ‘could be frozen for two years’

The Government is considering freezing welfare payments for two years, according to BBC Newsnight. Benefit payments currently rise in line with inflation but the Government is looking at the possibility of instead linking them to...

Splitting up doesn’t mean child benefit changes

New research suggests that relationship difficulties leading to a split won't necessarily have a negative or positive impact on family economics, or be affected by benefit changes. Politicians from all parties previously bel...

Benefit changes ‘give millionaires cheaper rates’

Most parents spend all their time scrimping and saving to give their kids a better life, but now the Government has admitted that recent changes to child benefit could be making their situation even more difficult. ...

Benefits changes mean families lose £580

We're already "the squeezed middle",but us families are set to be £580 worse off in April, due to tax and benefit changes. That is according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), which found that changes to ...