Written Question on Child Benefit

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Date Title Questioner
14 Feb 2019, 2:21 p.m. Child Benefit Laura Smith


To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he plans to increase the £50,000 earnings limit in respect of the High income benefit charge.

Answer (Elizabeth Truss)

The adjusted net income threshold above which an individual becomes liable for the HICBC is £50,000. The government believes this is currently the correct level for the threshold, but as with all elements of tax policy this remains under review.

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