If your child starts paid work for 24 hours or more a week and is no longer in approved education or training, your Child Benefit will stop.
Payments are tax free as long as neither parent earns more than £50,000 a year.
Concentrix, which which was supposed to save the government £1 billion by cutting tax credit fraud and overpayment, had its contract terminated on Tuesday after a series of blunders which have left thousands without access to vital cash were uncovered by the BBC.
HMRC has allocated 150 staff to help those who may have been affected and said it will assess cases as quickly as possible.
If either of you earn over £60,000 a year, you’ll have to repay all of your Child Benefit in the form of extra Income Tax You need to fill out a claim form (CH2) and send it to the Child Benefit Office along with your child’s original birth certificate (which you’ll get back).Submit your claim for Child Care Benefit for registered care, with your receipts or statement for a past period, within 12 months of the care being provided. It's not possible to submit an early claim for Parenting Payment in expectation of the birth of your child.If eligible, we will pay you from the date: Read more about Parenting Payment.Find out more about Child Benefit if you earn more than £50,000 a year. Alternatively call the Child Benefit Helpline on 03.You could get Child Benefit while you're working abroad so long as just before you were posted abroad you were either: It doesn't matter whether your child goes with you or stays in the UK.Claiming Child Benefit can give a big boost to your family budget.If you’ve just had a baby, make sure you claim before it’s three months old.Approved child care providers may, if you're eligible, backdate your fee reduction up to 28 days from the date of approval.There are also time limits for submitting your lump sum claim for the previous financial year.Child Benefit and tax credits can be a big boost to the family budget.You need to claim for each of them, they’re not paid automatically.