Child benefit Q & A: Everything you need to know about child benefit changes

Q&A Everything you need to know about child benefit changesChanges to the child benefit rules will come into effect from Monday 7th January, but just what is changing? How will the changes affect you? What action do you need to take? Our latest Q & A answers all these questions and more. What is changing? Child benefit was previously a universal benefit, paid to all parents, irrespective of their income. Currently paid in respect of around 14 million children, child benefit is set at £20.30 per week for the first ...