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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Child Benefit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to improve public understanding of the link between national insurance credits and child benefit; and what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the pension income of stay-at-home parents who do not claim child benefit of the high-income child benefit tax charge. more like this
tabling member constituency Edinburgh East more like this
tabling member printed
Tommy Sheppard more like this
uin 214595 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
answer text <p>The government has always encouraged families to claim Child Benefit to receive the associated National Insurance credits and help protect their future right to the State Pension.</p><p> </p><p>Parents are advised to do this on the Child Benefit claim form (which is included in Bounty Packs that go to new parents), through the HMRC helpline, and online at GOV.UK.</p><p> </p><p>From April 2019 the Child Benefit claim form and accompanying notes will further emphasise the non-monetary benefits a Child Benefit award provides: in particular, the associated National Insurance credits which protect their State Pension.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC is developing social media content and material that can be distributed to external partners, to further promote the importance of claiming.</p><p> </p><p>Most parents are able to qualify for the new State Pension, even if there are gaps of up to 15 years in their National Insurance records. This means that those parents who have not claimed Child Benefit still have the opportunity to achieve the full State Pension.</p><p> </p>
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
question first answered
remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-02-04T12:20:30.347Z
answering member
4097
label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
4453
label Biography information for Tommy Sheppard more like this
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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-07more like thismore than 2018-12-07
answering body
Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Child Benefit remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that taxpayers were made aware of the introduction of the High Income Child Benefit Charge; and if he will make a statement. more like this
tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
tabling member printed
Vernon Coaker more like this
uin 200085 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-12more like thisremove minimum value filter
answer text <p>The High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC) was introduced in 2013 to ensure that support is targeted at those who need it most.</p><p> </p><p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) took considerable steps to raise awareness of HICBC. It wrote to around 800,000 families affected by the charge when it was launched, and ran a high profile advertising and media campaign. It also included a prominent message about the charge in two million letters to PAYE-only higher rate taxpayers.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC continues to make information on HICBC widely available, including in packs for new parents telling them how to claim Child Benefit. Guidance is also available online on Gov.uk.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is continuously looking at ways in which communications about HICBC can be improved further, including HMRC undertaking customer research which will be used to make improvements to its guidance.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South West Norfolk more like this
answering member printed Elizabeth Truss remove filter
question first answered
less than 2018-12-12T13:30:33.613Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-12T13:30:33.613Z
answering member
4097
label Biography information for Elizabeth Truss more like this
tabling member
360
label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this