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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

Universal credit roll-out in Northern Ireland (16 January 2018) - Government publishes postcodes to which universal credit will roll-out in Northen Ireland between January and March 2018 >> More about universal credit in Northern Ireland

New tax-free childcare regulations (12 January 2018): Childcare Payments Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Regulations 2018 (SI.No.27/2018) >> More tax-free childcare regulations

New regulations in Scotland (4 January 2018) - Universal Credit (Claims and Payments) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017 (SSI.No.436/2017) - New regulations that provide for the extension of flexible payment arrangements for universal credit claimants in Scotland >> More about universal credit in Scotland

New tax-free childcare regulations (16 November 2017): Childcare Payments (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.1096/2017); Childcare Payments (Eligibility) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.1101/2017); and Childcare Payments Act 2014 (Commencement No. 5) Regulations 2017 (SI.No.1116/2017) >> More tax-free childcare regulations

Universal credit roll-out in Northern Ireland (15 November 2017) - Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 (Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2017 (SR.No.216/2017) - Provides for roll out of universal credit to specified postcode areas in Northern Ireland from 15 November 2017 and 13 December 2017 >> More about universal credit in Northern Ireland

Universal credit roll-out in Northern Ireland (8 November 2017) - Department for Communities in Northern Ireland publishes postcodes where universal credit will roll-out on 15 November 2017 (Ballymoney) and 13 December 2017 (Magherafelt and Coleraine) >> More about universal credit in Northern Ireland

New Court of Appeal judgment (3 November 2017) - In Arthur v Revenue and Customs [2017] EWCA Civ 1756, the Court of Appeal considers the approach to take when determining if a person is ‘ordinarily resident’ in the United Kingdom in the context of determining whether a joint tax credit claim is required from a couple under section 3(3) of the Tax Credits Act 2002 >> More tax credit case law

 

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