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Child Benefit

Question for Treasury

UIN 218360, tabled on 7 February 2019

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.

Answered on

14 February 2019

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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