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    • Indie Kid
    • By Indie Kid 7th Oct 10, 7:53 PM
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    • 7th Oct 10, 7:53 PM
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    It won't affect either.
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    • 7th Oct 10, 9:02 PM
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    As above, Ema payments which your child will receive will not have any effect on tax crdits .

    Incase it helps in any way , your child can also work up to 24 hours per week whilst studying and receiving the EMA without their wages affecting your tax credits.
  • skipsmum
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    • 7th Oct 10, 11:47 PM
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    • 7th Oct 10, 11:47 PM
    Does EMA affect housing benefit payments?
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    • d123
    • By d123 7th Oct 10, 11:51 PM
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    • 7th Oct 10, 11:51 PM
    No, EMA has no effect on any benefit.
    If you're eligible for EMA, the amount you receive is calculated by looking at your household income. It isn’t affected by any money you earn from part-time work, and won’t make any difference to any benefits your parents get.
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