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    • ANMOLAG
    • By ANMOLAG 10th Nov 19, 3:35 PM
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    Child benefit for over 50k salary
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    • 10th Nov 19, 3:35 PM
    Child benefit for over 50k salary 10th Nov 19 at 3:35 PM
    Im sure lots of people dont agree with the rules of paying child benefit back if an individual earn more than 50k whereas if the couple earned 99k then pays nothing back.

    Thats one issue and the other issue is when will the 50k income threshold increase which should increase yearly similar to the tax threshold which do increase every year.

    2 flaws in this law. How can this be changed so its fairer?
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    • Neil Jones
    • By Neil Jones 10th Nov 19, 6:35 PM
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    • 10th Nov 19, 6:35 PM
    Im sure lots of people dont agree with the rules of paying child benefit back if an individual earn more than 50k whereas if the couple earned 99k then pays nothing back.

    Thats one issue and the other issue is when will the 50k income threshold increase which should increase yearly similar to the tax threshold which do increase every year.

    2 flaws in this law. How can this be changed so its fairer?
    Originally posted by ANMOLAG
    Become an MP, win an election, introduce legislation to change it is the normal avenue. Either that or join a protest group and shout long and hard enough until you get what you want.
    • LilElvis
    • By LilElvis 10th Nov 19, 8:48 PM
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    • 10th Nov 19, 8:48 PM
    Actually, none of the thresholds affecting higher earners have been increased - the income limit for receiving a personal allowance remains at 100k and the threshold for paying the 45% Additional Rate of tax is unchanged at 150k.
    • Kernel Sanders
    • By Kernel Sanders 15th Nov 19, 4:06 PM
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    • 15th Nov 19, 4:06 PM
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    • 15th Nov 19, 4:06 PM
    Im sure lots of people dont agree with the rules of paying child benefit back if an individual earn more than 50k whereas if the couple earned 99k then pays nothing back.
    Originally posted by ANMOLAG
    Not quite how you imply it. If the higher earner of a couple has income exceeding 50,000, they can't average it lower by declaring that each earns half the couple's total income.
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 15th Nov 19, 4:55 PM
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    • 15th Nov 19, 4:55 PM
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    • 15th Nov 19, 4:55 PM
    This is a topic better suited to the Discussion Time board than this one.
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