Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance: Government websites

In general terms, Government websites are the most reliable in providing information on child benefit and guardian’s allowance, but sometimes the information is not always correct.

Child Benefit
Guardian's Allowance

Child Benefit

https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/child

The GOV.UK website provides coverage for most basic issues concerned with child benefit. There is also a section of the site dedicated to those who help others @ http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/childbenefit/people-advise-others/how-to-act.htm

http://data.gov.uk/

Here you can search for various child benefit datasets.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

Here you can search for legislation relating to child benefit. You can also find legislation in PDF format in our legislation and case law section.

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http:/www.hmrc.gov.uk/

Here you can enter past versions of HMRC’s website (from 2006 onwards). It allows you to access HMRC’s website at various snapshots in time to see what the website contained at that moment. The contents and links are still live so you are able to navigate through the site and see the guidance, forms and leaflets as they were at that time.

Guardian’s Allowance

https://www.gov.uk/guardians-allowance

The GOV.UK website provides coverage for the basic issues concerned with guardian’s allowance.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

Here you can search for legislation relating to guardian’s allowance. You can also find legislation in PDF format in our legislation and case law section.

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/*/http:/www.hmrc.gov.uk/

Here you can enter past versions of HMRC’s website (from 2006 onwards). It allows you to access HMRC’s website at various snapshots in time to see what their website contained at that time. The contents and links are still live so you are able to navigate through the site and see the guidance, forms and leaflets as they were at that time.

Last reviewed/updated 9 June 2016