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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.


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New Upper Tribunal decision (23 March 2017): CTC/2497/2016 - Appeal addresses concerns about the inadequacy of the appeal response provided by HMRC and its failure to put the claimed justification for its decision to the claimant prior to its production of that response >> More tax credit case law

New regulations (17 March 2017): Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SI.No.376.2017) -  New regulations that introduce a 2-child limit to Universal Credit and other social security benefits, including Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance and Housing Benefit >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (17 March 2017): Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2017 (SI.No.412/2017) - New regulations issued in relation to restricting the uprating of guardian’s allowance in specified circumstances >> More guardian's allowance regulations

New regulations (17 March 2017): Tax Credits and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating etc. Regulations 2017 (SI.No.406/2017) - New regulations issued in relation to the uprating of tax credits and guardian's allowance from April 2017.

New regulations (15 March 2017) - Tax Credits (Definition and Calculation of Income) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.396/2017) - New regulations issued in relation to the calculation of income for tax credits purposes that make changes in three areas where the income tax rules will change in 2017/2018 >> More tax credit legislation

New regulations (15 March 2017) - Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.387/2017) - New regulations issued that make changes to the rules governing entitlement to the family element of child tax credit; introduce a new disability element; and restrict entitlement (subject to exceptions) to no more than 2 children or qualifying young persons >> More tax credit legislation

New Upper Tribunal decision (15 March 2017): CTC/3207/2016 - Nature and assessment of permanence of separation for the purposes of section 5(5A)(a)(ii) of the Tax Credits Act 2002 >> More tax credit case law

New regulations (14 March 2017): Universal Credit (Reduction of the Earnings Taper Rate) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SI.No.348/2017) - New regulations issued that provide for a reduction of the universal credit taper rate from 65 to 63 per cent >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (13 March 2017): Welfare Reform and Work (Northern Ireland) Order 2016 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2017 (SR.No.46/2017) - New regulations issued in relation to the introduction of the two child limit in universal credit in Northern Ireland >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (13 March 2017): Social Security (Social Care Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.291/2017) - New regulations issued that make amendments to the definition of 'registered social worker' for the purposes of universal credit >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (13 March 2017): National Health Service (Welfare Reform Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2017 (WSI.No.340/2017) - New regulations issued that introduce earnings thresholds in universal credit to establish entitlement to full help with certain health costs in Wales >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (6 March 2017): Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2017 (SI.No.260/2017) - New regulations set out rates for social security benefits, including Universal Credit, for 2017/2018 >> More universal credit regulations

New regulations (6 March 2017): Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for claimants aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.252/2017) - New regulations that remove entitlement to the housing costs element of universal credit for certain claimants aged 18 to 21 >> More universal credit regulations

 

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