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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.


Latest updates

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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