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Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit – the basics!

Tax credits provide families with important extra income.  It is easy to check what you are entitled to and put in a claim.  Just...

How much child tax credit am I entitled to?

Child tax credit can be worth thousands a year, depending on your household income and how many eligible children live in your household. Read on...

Would you be hit by a UK benefit cuts shake-up?

For many honest, committed and hard working families, the UK benefits system provides a critical bedrock of support in keeping themselves afloat. Whether it be in the form of child benefit support, housing benefits or working tax...

Tax credit changes ‘will hit retail workers’

It seems the fallout from the Chancellor's March Budget is set to continue for some time yet, as a new piece of research from the GMB union has said that 20% of its members working in retail will be worse off because of changes to t...

200,000 families ‘hit by tax credit changes’

Many of us rely heavily on small pieces of Government help such as tax credits - and according to a union, as many as 200,000 families are now in poverty due to recent changes to Working Tax Credit. Usd...

Families warned over Budget tax implications

Families across the country are still trying to get their heads around the full implications of the Chancellor's recent Budget and its array of tax changes. New analysis from the TUC has warned about the negative impact Geor...

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 ...

An easy guide to benefits

You might not think benefits are for you, particularly if you’re in work. But it could be that you qualify for some support. And...