Gaz1971 wrote: »
Apparently, our chancellor, George Osborne, has been claiming child benefit all this time, despite the fact he is a multi millionaire.
MissMoneypenny wrote: »
That way, people can work out how many children they can afford and plan ahead for all eventualities.
julie2710 wrote: »
I'll lose mine too. Single parent with a salary of £46k but a company car which pushes my taxable over the £50k. I have two children 4 & 7 a mortgage of £1k a month plus childcare and bills etc.
Quite honestly, when David Cameron says this cut is fundamentally fair I could hit him! The man had no idea what it's like in the real world! Luckily for my neighbours who have no company cars and salaries of £49k each and no issues with child care that I have as they can rotate on holidays, pickups and drop offs they get to keep their £134 per month! Yep sounds fair to me
FBaby wrote: »
It's people like you who really lose out of this situation and makes me so angry that they haven't made single parents of young children's an exception. It's an absolute disgrace that someone like you, already paying high taxes, will almost undoubtebly end up with less disposable income than someone not working, once everything is taken into account, or definitely if you also happen not to get any maintenance compared to a single mum on benefit entitled to keep all the maintenance she receives
outofmoney wrote: »
Unfortunately children don't always come when planned. I have four children which includes a set of twins. I was on the pill the whole time. Turns out my Dr wasn't very good and prescribed me one that wasn't very strong. So should I be blamed?
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