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For access to the latest information on the range of HMRC ‘products’ including tax credits, child benefit and guardian’s allowance, national minimum wage and tax-free childcare .... as well as information and guidance on the transition from tax credits to universal credit.
New tax-free childcare regulations (21 October 2016): Childcare Payments (Eligibility) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2016 (SI.No.1021/2016); and the Childcare Payments (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2016 (SI.No.1017/2016)
New tax credits Upper Tribunal decision (19 October 2016): CTC/610/2016 - Child care costs. Failure by HMRC to produce all relevant evidence on appeal.
New tax credit regulations (10 October 2016) - Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI.No.978/2016) provide for the treatment of certain new welfare payments being introduced by the Northern Ireland Assembly as income for the purposes of tax credits.
New tax credits Upper Tribunal decisions (7 October 2016): CTC/3592/2015 - Whether an appeal under section 16 of the Tax Credits Act 2002 lapses when a decision under section 18 is made; and CTC/1841/2015 - Whether claimant's children were in receipt of relevant childcare / relationship between sections 16 and 18 of the Tax Credits Act 2002
New blog post (4 October 2016): Concentrix - further update for advisers.
universalcreditinfo (3 October 2016): Our web tool has been updated to take account of the postcode areas that the universal credit digital service will roll out to between 5 October 2016 and 14 December 2016.
Universal credit roll out (3 October 2016): Our 'Universal credit: Digital (full) service page' has been updated with details of the postcode areas that the digital service will roll out to between 5 October 2016 and 14 December 2016.
New universal credit regulations (29 September 2016): Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 19, 22, 23 and 24 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Modification)) Order 2016 (SI.No.963/2016) provides for the further roll out of universal credit between October and December 2016.
New NMW regulations (29 September 2016): National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2016 (SI.953/2016) provide for increases in the National Minimum Wage from 1 October 2016
New child benefit Upper Tribunal decision (28 September 2016): CF/575/2016 - Assessing temporary and permanent illness in right to reside cases / procedure to follow when First-tier Tribunals refer appeals to the Upper Tribunal.