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greenlizard Fri 13-Jan-17 18:03:16

I am a but confused about child benefit. I have a son and I applied for child benefit even though I don't get anything as income over the threshold. I was advised i should do this as it would ensure my stamps were paid for the state pension (if it exists by the time I retire!). I have since had another child - do I need to apply for her also even though I still won't be eligible for any actual benefit?

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glueandstick Fri 13-Jan-17 21:02:03

I think so... because it'll cover you for the youngest reaching 18.

backaftera2yearbreak Fri 13-Jan-17 21:03:49

Yes you do 😀

LIZS Fri 13-Jan-17 21:04:53

You only get ni credits until your youngest turns 13 so yes you should apply for baby but decline to receive payments.

GlacindaTheTroll Fri 13-Jan-17 21:41:35

I thought it was until your youngest turn 11 these days?

AndNowItsSeven Fri 13-Jan-17 21:43:00

No it under 13

notsurehowtodothis Fri 13-Jan-17 22:43:51

Yep, still need to apply x

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