Guardian's Allowance: claim form (BG1)
Use form BG1 to claim Guardian's Allowance if you're bringing up a child whose parents have died.
Ref: BG1 https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/lc/content/xfaforms/profiles/forms.html?contentRoot=repository:///Applications/Benefits_and_Credits/1.0/BG1_20178&template=BG1.xdp
Ref: BG1 Notes PDF, 431KB, 2 pages
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Ref: BG1(CS) https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/lc/content/xfaforms/profiles/forms.html?contentRoot=repository:///Applications/Benefits_and_Credits/1.0/BG1(CS)_20167&template=BG1(CS).xdp
Use form BG1 to make a claim. If you’re claiming Guardian’s Allowance for more than one child, use the continuation sheet BG1 (CS) to give details of the other children you want to claim for.
You could get Guardian’s Allowance if you’re bringing up a child whose parents have died. You may also qualify if there’s one surviving parent.
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Related forms and guidance
Who can claim Guardian’s Allowance, how to claim and how much you can get.
Published: 4 April 2014
Updated: 6 April 2017
- English and Welsh versions of the BG1 Notes have been updated to reflect new tax year changes.
- English and Cymraeg versions of the BG1, BG1 Notes and BG1 (CS) has been updated to reflect new tax year changes.
- The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page.
- The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page
- First published.