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AKW - Child Benefit Act Articles
General Child Benefit Act
Viewed 2149 times since Thu, Nov 15, 2012
If you have children under 18, the government will help you with the costs of bringing them up and caring for them. The money you receive for this from the government is called child benefit (kinderbijslag). The rules for who can get child benefit... Read More
Should the kinderbijslag be reported in my tax return?
Viewed 2017 times since Thu, Apr 11, 2013
Question:We brought our 2 children over from South Africa in August 2012. I applied for Kinderbijslag and in 2012 received 1 payment from the SVB. Should I declare this on the tax return?Answer:Kinderbijslag is a tax free benefit. The SVB doesn'... Read More