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Updated 21 July 2015

New tax credit Upper Tribunal decision

New decision, in CTC/4184/2014, considers whether child tax credit ‘decisions’ should be set aside for lack of coherence and connection to legal powers.

In Tax Credits » Legislation and case law » Case law » Upper Tribunal decisions » Upper Tribunal tax credits decisions (chronological)

Updated 2 July 2015

New tax credit Upper Tribunal decision

New decision, in CTC/4337/2014, considers whether a street entertainer was in remunerative work / whether tribunal wrong to rely on European Court of Justice decision in Tolsma.

In Tax Credits » Legislation and case law » Case law » Upper Tribunal decisions » Upper Tribunal tax credits decisions (by topic)

Updated 24 June 2015

Government publishes report on the 2015 apprentice rate of the NMW

Report sets out government’s rationale for its departure from the Low Pay Commission’s recommendation to increase the apprentice rate by 7p in favour of increasing the rate by 57 pence.

In National Minimum Wage » Policy » Reports » Government reports

Updated 12 June 2015

New universal credit regulations

New regulations issued that provide for the introduction of 7 waiting days into universal credit from August 2015

In Universal Credit » Legislation » Secondary Legislation » Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendment Regulations

Updated 10 June 2015

Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2015

New regulations issued that amend provisions relating to what counts as a ‘qualifying’ investment; who can manage and transfer an account, to give a child of 16 or over a choice as to whether they assume responsibility to manage their account; and provisions concerned with the authority of the Official Solicitor or Accountant of Court to manage a child’s account.

In Child Trust Fund » Legislation and case law » Statutory instruments

Updated 16 April 2015

Tax credits leaflets

Our tax credits pages have been updated with April 2015 copies of HMRC’s leaflets.

In Tax Credits » Guidance » What does the law mean? » Tax Credits leaflets » Current leaflets

Updated 14 April 2015

Tax credits forms, notices and checklists

Our tax credits pages have been updated with April 2015 copies of HMRC’s forms, notices and checklists.

In Tax Credits » Guidance » How do tax credits work? » Forms, notices and checklists » Current forms, notices and checklists

Updated 14 April 2015

Tax credit overpayments

New version of HMRC’s ‘COP 26’ (What happens if you’ve been paid too much?) now available.

In Tax Credits » Guidance » What does the law mean? » Codes of practice

Updated 23 March 2015

Transition to universal credit

Our ‘Pathfinder & national roll-out information’ page has been updated to include the latest information on the roll-out of universal credit.

In Universal Credit » Guidance » Stopping tax credits » Pathfinder information

Updated 17 March 2015

Government accepts National Minimum Wage rate recommendations

Adult rate of the National Minimum Wage, which applies to workers aged 21 and over, to rise by 3 per cent to £6.70 from October 2015.

In National Minimum Wage » Policy » Reports » Low Pay Commission reports

Updated 13 March 2015

Tax Credits (Claims and Notifications) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

New regulation issued to minimise the possibility of dual entitlement to tax-free childcare and tax credits.

In Tax Credits » Legislation and case law » Statutory instruments » Up-rating and amending

Updated 12 March 2015

National Minimum Wage Regulations 2015

New regulations that consolidates the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 and subsequent amending regulations with the purpose of making the rules clearer and more workable.

In National Minimum Wage » Legislation and case law » Statutory instruments » Original

Updated 12 March 2015

New child benefit Upper Tribunal decision

CF/797/2014 - Inadequate consideration of whether claimant entitled to UK child benefit while living in Spain under EC Regulation 1408/71.

In Child Benefit » legislation and case law » Case law » Upper Tribunal decisions

Updated 11 March 2015

Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 23 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions) Order 2015

New regulations issued in relation to the further roll-out of the universal credit ‘Digital Service’.

In Universal Credit » Legislation » Secondary Legislation » Commencement Orders

Updated 16 February 2015

Consolidated tax credits regulations

Check out our tax credit pages for the latest regulations consolidated by LexisNexis.

In Tax Credits » Legislation and case law » Statutory instruments » Consolidated » Chronological