tax credits

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    Welfare Rights Bulletin

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  • EU co-ordination of social security

    Issue 225 (December 2011)
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    Sarah Clarke provides an update on some European Union co-ordination issues.

    This article is about what happens when European nationals, including UK nationals, and their family members move from one country to another within the European Union (EU), and explains more about when they can take their benefits with them.

  • Tax credits: making an appeal

    Issue 223 (August 2011)
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    A recent decision of the Upper Tribunal may make it easier for tax credit claimants to actually get an appeal heard by a First-tier Tribunal. Edward Graham explains.

  • Tax credits: win some, lose some more

    Issue 221 (April 2011)
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    Mark Willis looks at the impact of the new rules affecting tax credits which came into force on 6 April 2011.

  • Spending Review – more cuts

    Issue 219 (December 2010)
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    Angela Toal examines the changes to welfare benefits and tax credits announced in the Government’s Spending Review in October 2010.

  • Dealing with delays

    Issue 217 (August 2010)
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    Martin Williams considers the tactics available to advisers to combat delays in the administration of benefits and tax credits.

  • Tax credits update

    Issue 216 (June 2010)
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    Mark Willis explains some recent changes to the tax credits rules and looks at possible future reform by the new Government.

  • Tax credits: offsetting overpayments

    Issue 214 (February 2010)
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    Sarah Clarke provides an update on the 'offsetting' of overpayments which arise when a partner leaves or joins a household.

  • Tax Credits: ‘technical overpayments’ and ‘offsetting’

    Issue 211 (August 2009)
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    David Simmons examines the current state of play on the recurring issue of tax credits overpayments which arise when a partner leaves or joins a household.

  • Tax credit crunch

    Issue 209 (April 2009)
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    Tax credits were designed to be responsive and flexible, supposedly delivering support to reflect families' current needs and resources. Mark Willis looks at how the system responds to the effects of the recession.