Family Finance

Introductory text to Family Finance.

The new tax break for some married couples

The new tax break for some married couples Observations from the Institute of Fiscal Studies Also,  read their reports on couple penalties.   Are people better off living together as a family or living apart? And another thing –  Is ‘tax break’  the right terminology?     It implies that couples will get something extra […]

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Osborne told to bring in flat tax to help middle income families

Osborne told to bring in flat tax to help middle income families Sept 2013   Britain worst place for burden on single income families Christopher Hope, writing in The Telegraph,   March 2011

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Britain worst place for tax burden on single earner families

Britain worst place for tax burden on single earner families    

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The Economics of family life

Available for download: CARE How the Budget really affects families.pdf Economics Why Women Must_Work.pdf  Please note that these figures are now (June 2014) being updated due to benefit cuts and austerity measures hitting families harder than ever before.   Mothers and fathers are under pressure to work ever longer hours to keep their heads above […]

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How the Budget really affects families

CARE_How_the_Budget_really_affects_families_21_03_131.pdf

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The case for Transferable Tax Allowances

http://www.care.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/The-Case-for-Transferable-Allowances-The-Fiscal-Fairness-Perspective_14-March.pdf

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75% of new mums would like to stay at home

http://www.uswitch.com/blog/2012/09/07/money-worries-forcing-new-mums-back-to-work-early/ 75 % of new mums would like to stay at home if money allowed, says a poll by U Switch.  Concerns about finances forces  mothers to return to work long before they are ready for separation from their young children. Just 14% said they returned to work to resume their career. According to ‘CARE’,  […]

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Introduction to family finance

INTRODUCTION FAMILY FINANCE FAMILY FINANCE For all the joy of raising a family, there’s no denying that it comes with financial sacrifices and burdens that the childless and those with grown-up children do not bear. Fiscal policies and lending practices used to ensure that families were given the necessary financial slack during these demanding years, […]

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Income Splitting

For all the joy of raising a family, there’s no denying that it comes with financial sacrifices and responsibilities that people without children and those with grown-up children do not always bear. Fiscal policies and lending practices used to ensure that families were given the necessary financial slack during these demanding years, but today’s support […]

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Introduction on tax

For all the joy of raising a family, there’s no denying that it comes with financial sacrifices and burdens that people without children and those with grown-up children do not necessarily bear. Fiscal policies and lending practices used to ensure that families were given the necessary financial slack during these demanding years, but today’s support […]

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