Child Benefits are payments that you can claim for each of your children. The benefit is paid either every four weeks or weekly depending on your circumstances. It can be claimed by anyone who is eligible and it is paid independently of income or savings, though there are tax implications for high earners.
There have been many changes to the rules regarding welfare benefits recently, and there has been a great deal of controversy surrounding them. What is certain is that those who make welfare benefit decisions don’t always get things right.