Receive Child Benefit and earn more than £50k?

If your net adjusted income is more than £50,000 and you or your partner are in receipt of Child Benefit, you’ll need to register for Self Assessment before 5 October. The changes were introduced on Jan 7 2013 and from this date effectively remove Child Benefit completely from those with income in excess of £60,000 pa. Those with income between … Read More

How to protect your state pension by claiming Child Benefit

Did you know that if you have stopped claiming Child Benefit for children under 12 and either don’t have earnings, or earn less than the NIC threshold, your state pension will be reduced? Parents earning in excess of £60,000 are no longer entitled to Child Benefit with it being reduced on a ‘sliding scale’ for those earning between £50,000 and … Read More

Missed the Child Benefit ‘deadline’?

Individuals with taxable income of  more than £50,000 a year will see a reduction in their entitlement to Child Benefit from 7 January 2013 under new government changes. Those with taxable income of more than £60,000 will lose the benefit completely. The deadline to request a stop to payments has now passed and so anyone with income in excess of £50,000 and in receipt of … Read More

Curo presenting at Chamber of Commerce Lunch

We’re delighted to be presenting at the Bromsgrove Chamber of Commerce lunch on 21 November at the Holiday Inn, Bromsgrove. Tax partner Julia Whelan will be explaining what Real Time Information means for your business and how best to prepare yourselves for the changes ahead. Julia will also cover pension auto enrolment, changes to capital allowances, PPI, child benefit and what’s … Read More