Who receives which benefit when parents separate?

Vaux, Gary
March 2010
Community Care;3/18/2010, Issue 1810, p23
The article presents the author's views on benefits entitlement of parents who share child care after they split up, in Great Britain. He says one of his clients was told by Revenue and Customs that his child tax credit claim could not be processed because he was not receiving benefit for the child. The author states that there is nothing in the rules which implies that entitlement to child tax credit relies on child benefit or is even related in any way.


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