Latest Guaranteed minimum income Stories

2010-08-04 16:08:21

Lower income families can't afford registration fees; don't qualify for minimum income levels When it comes to who gets the biggest bang for the buck from Canada's Children's Fitness Tax Credit (CFTC), it's wealthier families that benefit most, University of Alberta researchers have found. It's the first study to look at the uptake and effectiveness of a tax credit to increase physical activity levels of children. Behavioural scientist John Spence, and a team of researchers in the Faculty of...

2008-07-04 18:00:18

A CHARITY is calling on the Government to do more to improve quality of life for North East pensioners. Help the Aged made the comments after the Joseph Rowntree Foundation report "A minimum income standard for Britain: what people think" was released on Wednesday. The study found the basic state pension gave a retired couple about three quarters of the minimum income. Mervyn Kohler, special adviser for Help the Aged, said: "This research confirms that the basic state pension does...

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