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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-08more like thismore than 2018-10-08
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Child Benefit remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of people who have been affected by the introduction of the high income child benefit charge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crewe and Nantwich more like this
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Laura Smith more like this
star this property uin 176606 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-12more like thismore than 2018-10-12
star this property answer text <p>The High Income Child Benefit Charge came into force in January 2013 to help reduce the deficit and target support at those who need it most.</p><p> </p><p>It is a tax charge that applies to anyone with an adjusted net income over £50,000 who claims Child Benefit or whose partner claims it. The charge is tapered, increasing gradually for taxpayers with incomes between £50,000 and £60,000.</p><p> </p><p>For families where an individual has income over £60,000, the Child Benefit recipient can choose to either keep receiving Child Benefit payments and the highest earner pays the charge, or opt out of Child Benefit payments and not have to pay the charge.</p><p> </p><p>Around 1.1 million families are in scope of the charge, and over 0.5 million have opted out of receiving Child Benefit payments.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has no plans to abolish the High Income Child Benefit Charge, but keeps all policies under review.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 176607 remove filter
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less than 2018-10-12T09:26:00.41Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-12T09:26:00.41Z
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star this property label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Laura Smith more like this