family credit

family credit

n
(Social Welfare) (formerly, in Britain) a means-tested allowance paid to low-earning families with one or more dependent children and one or both parents in work: replaced by Working Families' Tax Credit in 1999
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family credit

n (Brit) → assegni mpl familiari
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It would be impossible to save the family credit for a day.
"When I speak of Sir Leicester being the sole consideration, he and the family credit are one.
Her relatives considered that the penury of her table discredited the Mingott name, which had always been associated with good living; but people continued to come to her in spite of the "made dishes" and flat champagne, and in reply to the remonstrances of her son Lovell (who tried to retrieve the family credit by having the best chef in New York) she used to say laughingly: "What's the use of two good cooks in one family, now that I've married the girls and can't eat sauces?"
This inquiry involved the respected lady in rather a delicate position, for she certainly had been an active party in making her daughter Mrs Quilp, and, besides, it was not supporting the family credit to encourage the idea that she had married a man whom nobody else would have.
But the younger Marcos disavowed any connection to the general assembly called by One Social Family Credit Cooperative.
The $347 million, 39,000-member Heritage Family Credit Union in Rutland, Vt., announced Tuesday that President/ CEO Ron Hance is planning to retire this fall after 36 years of service.
Mr Barber, who is in his 30s, was seeking access to payments such as income support, family credit and housing benefit.
These include income-based Job Seekers Allowance, Family Credit, Housing Benefit, Unemployment Benefit and Disability of Invalidity Pensions.
The saving to the Government is only 16p a week compared to Family Credit. In its first five months, this credit added pounds 5.93 a week to family incomes yet cost an extra pounds 2.23 a week in administration.
From April, family credit will be replaced by a new benefit - Working Family Tax Credit.
The P30 booklet bought by attendees to the so-called general assembly of One Social Family Credit Cooperative at the UPLB on Saturday had a picture of former strongman President Ferdinand Marcos on its front cover.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 10, 2014--The Family Credit Union opens teller-less branch