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When does Child Benefit stop 5 years 5 months ago #35230

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Re: When does Child Benefit stop 5 years 5 months ago #35231

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Thanks actd....this link appears to be broken here, although its still links in the original post!

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Mum and Grandmother, supporting my son who has residency of his son.
I want to see a much fairer system in place, where Dads and their children have a voice that can be heard.
There are many groups of people that have equal rights within our society and its about time Dads were given equal rights too.

When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 7 months ago #49207

Hi does anyone know if child benefit will carry on if my son does a levels & has a job? Thanks

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Hi

If he's still in full time non advanced education (ie 12 hours supervised study per week or more), then child benefit is still payable.
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When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 7 months ago #49217

Thanx, so does this mean I will still pay Csa? Even tho he will be earning a wage? Thanx

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Yes, as long as child benefit is paid, then maintenance is still payable.

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When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 1 month ago #59650

Hi,

I have a 17 year old son who I am currently paying maintenance for. He has left school and started an apprenticeship. Do I still have to pay or should it now stop?

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When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 1 month ago #59652

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Approved training
Approved training should be unpaid and can include:

Access to Apprenticeships in England
Foundation Apprenticeships or Traineeships in Wales
Employability Fund programmes or Get Ready for Work (if started before 1 April 2013) in Scotland
Training for Success, Pathways to Success or Collaboration and Innovation Programme in Northern Ireland
Courses that are part of a job contract are not approved.

Tell the Child Benefit Office if your child is:

staying in approved training
leaving approved training
Your child must be accepted onto the training before they turn 19.

I have copied and pasted the above from the .gov leaflet which you can find a link to in the first post at the top of the page.

You will have to find out if he is on an approved training apprenticeship which as it says is unpaid.

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When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 1 month ago #59653

Thanks for the reply.

He is actually being paid about £4 per hour. He is working 4 days per week and college one day a week so I guess it's not an approved scheme. Does this therefore mean that I don't have to pay maintenance?

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It may well still be an approved scheme - I'd speak to the college to see what they say. These days, some college courses include paid apprenticeships, so I'm not sure where they sit in the scheme.

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When does Child Benefit stop 4 years 1 month ago #59732

Hi my son turns 18 in February he is in college I have paid child support to my ex through an agreement as she claims benefits for him when he turns 18 do I still have to pay her anything as I think she will try to say I have not paid anything even though I pay her at the end of every month and also buy him what ever he needs please help with advice

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If your son is still in full time non advanced education then your ex is still entitled to maintenance for him. This can continue until he is twenty years old and for as long as the mother is in receipt of child benefit.
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