Lots happening this month on the tax and benefit front.
Personal Allowance up to £8,105, on the way to £9,205 in 2013.
Couples with children will have to work more hours to get Working Tax Credit.
State pension rises to £107.45 a week, Pension Credit to £142.70.
For the future, from January next year those earning over £50,000 will lose or start to lose child benefit.
And fuel duty - up by more than 3p a litre in August.
Excellent summary of all this from Credit Action.