Benefits checker

Find out information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours.

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Budget calculator

You can use this independent benefits calculator from Turn2Us to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

You’ll need accurate information about your:

  • savings
  • income, including your partner’s (from payslips, for example)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you)
  • outgoings (such as rent, mortgage, childcare payments)
  • council tax bill

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