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Budget 2020: Chancellor doubles junior Isa allowance for 2020-21 tax year

Budget 2020: Chancellor doubles junior Isa allowance for 2020-21 tax year

Find out what's in store for savings and Isa allowances plus child benefit following the Budget 2020 speech from the Chancellor.

Could child benefit land you with an unexpected tax penalty from HMRC?

Could child benefit land you with an unexpected tax penalty from HMRC?

Find out whether you need to file a 2018-19 self-assessment tax return to declare child benefit payments - even if you don't usually need to submit one

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Child benefit shake-up proposed: could parents regain lost National Insurance credits?

Child benefit shake-up proposed: could parents regain lost National Insurance credits?

A new report urges the government to simplify child benefit and repay National Insurance contributions parents have lost due to not signing up

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HMRC refunds parents after scrapping 6,000 child benefit fines

HMRC refunds parents after scrapping 6,000 child benefit fines

HMRC is paying back nearly £2m to parents after wiping 6,000 child benefit penalty fines.

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More than a million families are missing out on tax-free childcare: are you eligible?

More than a million families are missing out on tax-free childcare: are you eligible?

So far, only 8% of eligible families have signed up to the government childcare scheme. Find out how it works, and what the alternatives are

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Thousands of parents miss out on their full state pension entitlement

Thousands of parents miss out on their full state pension entitlement

'Tens of thousands' of parents face state pension reductions due to complications with child benefit claims. Find out if your state pension is affected.

Does having children ruin your mortgage chances?

Does having children ruin your mortgage chances?

Which? reveals how to boost your chances of having a mortgage application accepted if you are expecting a child or already have a young family.

Tens of thousands risk missing out on full state pension

Tens of thousands risk missing out on full state pension

If you choose not to claim child benefit, you may be reducing your State Pension entitlement. Which? explains how child benefit NI credits work.

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Ask an expert: ‘Why am I missing state pension qualifying years even though I claimed child benefit?’

Ask an expert: ‘Why am I missing state pension qualifying years even though I claimed child benefit?’

Every week, our money experts answer your financial queries. You can submit your questions to money-letters@which.co.uk, or via our Facebook or Twitter pages. Q. My wife recently checked her National Insurance...

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