George Osborne at the Conservative Conference
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Higher rate taxpayers to lose child benefits from 2013

From 2013 Child Benefit will not be paid to parents who are higher-rate taxpayers.

The Chancellor George Osborne said any parent earning around £44,000 a year would be affected.

Mr Osborne also wants to cap the total amount that any single family can claim in benefits.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 04 Oct 2010
  • From the section UK
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