baby bonus


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baby bonus

n
(Social Welfare) informal Canadian family allowance
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President Moon will be able to keep his promise of introducing a baby bonus, increasing the basic pension for the elderly and raising the legal minimum wage.
The reduction in opportunity cost from not losing your position on the career ladder when you have a child, or from not having to give up your job to take care of a child, is probably a lot bigger in dollar terms than any government baby bonus could ever be.
Concerned about low birth rates in Italy, Bimbi--whose last name coincidentally means "babies" in Italian--is offering new parents a baby bonus of 2,000 [euro] (about $2,300), The Telegraph reports.
ROME * A Tuscan priest is offering a baby bonus of more than $2,000 to Italian Catholic families who have three or more children.
A baby bonus for closely matched couples could "help to maintain personality variation in the long run," says Sasha Dali of the University of Exeter in England, who has studied variety in animal personality.
4-billion cost of the new income-splitting and baby bonus programs announced yesterday will prevent the federal government from balancing the budget in 2015, according to Finance Minister Joe Oliver.
DBS Bank and United Overseas Bank (UOB) have been selected by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) as managing agents (MAs) of the Child Development Accounts (CDA) under the Baby Bonus Scheme.
First to receive the baby bonus at Hazel Walk were Rebecca Lancaster and daughter Ruby, and Joanne Tate, mum to twins Luka and Benji.
He also sees the baby bonus, not as middle class welfare but as a tax refund, "a benefit based not on need but on the contribution (parents) are making to Australia's future".
The Baby Bonus was introduced as the 'Maternity Payment' in 2004 and renamed the Baby Bonus in 2007.
It asserted that fertility rate of teenage and young mums has not increased with the baby bonus introduction.
Taught to be mistrustful of neighbours and fearful of government interference, Pru and Jesse hide the fact of their mother's death by isolating themselves from the community and forging their mother's signature on welfare, and newly introduced baby bonus cheques.