The deadline for renewing your tax credits has been extended to August 6th Don't miss the deadline.
If you need to renew your tax credit claim, make sure you contact the tax credit helpline in time
If you claim tax credits you should normally renew your claim by July 31st, unless your renewal pack gives you a different deadline). However, because of industrial action taking place today and tomorrow, HM Revenue and Customs have extended the deadline until August 6th. What's involved in renewing your claim?
Children's apps and debit cards to help manage money
What's available if you want to give your child a debit card or help them manage pocket money?
There are several different online apps and prepaid debit cards on the market, designed to help your child manage their money (or so the companies say). What’s on offer, how do they work and how much do they cost?
The government plans to give working parents help with childcare costs
The childcare tax break would be worth up to £2,000 a year per child - but only from 2015
The government wants to introduce a tax break to help with childcare costs, which could be worth up to £2,000 for each child, per year. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it won’t come in until the autumn of 2015. It will initially be available to children aged up to five, but will be available to under 12s within a year of that roll-out. How will it work and how will you be able to claim it?