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All content and opinions expressed here are my own. As a single mom or dad, there are specific considerations you must take when filing your taxes — things your married parents don’t have to deal with, and stuff that your friends without children have no idea about.
The CCGs have recruited new staff to work on SEND reforms.
SCC said it had a “good track record of turning poorly performing services around”. Parents and carers of children with special educational needs today told how they had to fight “tooth and nail” to get help.
You cannot split this deduction for a single child, but some parents agree to take turns claiming children on alternate years.
Or, if there are two or more children, you and your ex might agree that each parent can claim one of the kids.
In a joint statement, SCC and the CCGs said: “We fully accept the findings of the report and apologise that the local area’s services and provision have not effectively met the needs of children and young people in our county.
Transforming these services is our priority.” They said “significant improvements” had been identified before the report and a number of changes had been implemented resulting in a speedier process for EHC plans.
But the bottom line remains: File early, take all the deductions you are legitimately entitled to, and ask expert advice from a reputable tax preparer like This is usually stipulated in a separation or divorce agreement, and the parent who would normally claim the child can agree to sign a waiver allowing a non-custodial parent to make the claim.
Despite criticisms, the report said leaders had acknowledged the implementation of reforms had “not been good enough” and apologised publicly.
The report also highlighted “strengths” including recent training, which has increased the “competence and confidence of teams”.
A report published on Friday by watchdogs Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission found the special educational needs of many children in Suffolk are “not effectively met” and highlighted “dissatisfaction, frustration and confusion” of families trying to access services.
The watchdogs visited Suffolk to inspect whether health, social care and education leaders had met the challenge of the Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) reforms introduced nationally in 2014.
Inspectors looked at SEND services provided by organisations including Suffolk County Council (SCC), the Ipswich and East Suffolk and West Suffolk and Great Yarmouth and Waveney clinical commissioning groups.