Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance: Benefits and Credits Consultation Group

BCCG is a forum hosted by HMRC to discuss tax credits, child benefit, guardian’s allowance and tax-free childcare with representatives.

The format and objectives of the group were reviewed during 2014 and members consulted on proposals to streamline the arrangements. Before then, the Group provided:

The group used to meet bi-monthly and the minutes were published after each meeting on the HMRC website. You can find further information and links to the minutes of each meeting within the tax credits - BCCG section of this website.

During 2014, BCCG agreed to reduce the number and frequency of their meetings such that they now meet in various specific sub-committee arrangements to discuss items of current and specific interest, such as the in-year finalisation of tax credits.

Last reviewed/updated 20 June 2019