There are times when the obstinacy and wilful blindness of governments is amazing.
Half a million new people will be required to complete a Self Assessment tax return for the year ending this April after the new high income child benefit charge (HICBC) kicks in.
The new high income child benefit charge (HICBC) applies from 7 January – and anyone wishing to opt out of receiving child benefit for the 2012-13 tax year must do so before that date.
The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed a government decis
The ICAEW has gone on the attack over proposed changes to child benefit, calling it a “policy disaster” which is in danger of becoming an “operational and reputational disaster” when it becomes
Over the past week the profession has torn apart the Chance
Tax experts are warning that child benefit could be the next area for controversy arising from the March Budget, reports Robert Leach.