Stroud District Council

Benefits Calculator

Get benefit advice, for you/your family or for someone else. Simply answer questions anonymously about your savings, income and outgoings.

Use the benefits adviser to

  • check which benefits you may be able to get
  • get an estimate of the benefits, tax credits or pension that may be available
  • compare estimates if your situation changes
  • save your answers for up to seven days
  • download/print results for reference

To answer all the questions you will need information about

  • savings
  • earnings eg pay slips
  • benefit/pension details
  • outgoings, eg Council Tax, rent/mortgage, childcare payments
  • if you rent a property from a private landlord, your Local Housing Allowance rate.

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The online benefits calculator is provided by www.direct.gov.uk

Please note: If you leave the benefits adviser inactive, the application will 'time out' after 20 minutes and you'll need to start again.





List of benefits and tax credits covered by the benefits adviser

The benefits adviser checks if you are eligible to claim the benefits below. For benefits marked with an asterisk (*) you will also get an estimate of the amount you may receive.

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Bereavement Allowance
  • Bereavement Payment
  • Carer's Allowance *
  • Carer's Credit
  • Child Benefit *
  • Child Tax Credit *
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • Council Tax Benefit *
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance *
  • Guardian's Allowance
  • Housing Benefit *
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Income Support *
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Jobseeker's Allowance *
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Pension Credit *
  • Second Adult Rebate *
  • State Pension
  • Statutory Adoption Pay
  • Statutory Maternity Pay
  • Statutory Paternity Pay
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • War Widow's or Widower's Pension
  • Widowed Parents Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit *