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Do you get child benefit for homeschooled 16 year old?

Do you get child benefit for homeschooled 16 year old?

If your child is continuing home education after the age of 16 and was home educated before the age of 16, then provided the home education is still considered full-time, you are entitled to continue to receive Child Benefit.

Can parents get paid for homeschooling their kids?

Welcome to Homeschooling in Alberta! In order to be legal and to receive funding (yes in Alberta you can get reimbursed for home education resources you purchase) you need to be registered with a “Willing Non-Resident” School Board by September 30 of the year you are planning to home educate.

Can I still get tax credits if my child is homeschooled?

Ok let’s get this answered straight away- homeschooling in itself does not affect your financial or benefits status in any way. If you are claiming benefits and you begin homeschooling your child, legally nothing changes at all. You will be entitled to the same benefits- no more, no less.

Can a 16 year old go to college part time?

The RPA law requires them ALSO to do education or training alongside their work, though as I say it is not currently being enforced. If they are in paid or voluntary work at least 20 hours a week, the education/training can be part-time rather than full-time. Not true.

When to claim child benefit for home education?

Home education is recognised as valid for CB and CTC purposes. The GOV.UK page on child benefit 16-19 says child benefit “continues if they stay in approved education or training”…and “can include…home education – if started before your child turned 16.”

Can a 16 year old refuse to go to college?

My Daughters best friend is refusing to go to college, can’t find a apprenticeship so she’s in limbo. Its a farce really because she just wants to work. The law is you have to be in some kind of education /apprenticeship till your 18..

Why do parents claim tax credits for home education?

In the short term, parents who are concerned about whether the tax office will accept home education may be tempted to play up the fact that their son or daughter is currently studying for an exam or is on a course, as though this will somehow compensate in tax office terms for the young person’s not attending college.