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Benefit calculators

The below calculators are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service.

Please note that if you have over £16,000 in savings or capital assets you will not be entitled to housing benefit or council tax support.

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

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

Calculators

Use one of the following:

  • Turn2us - for 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
  • entitledto - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work

What you’ll need

You’ll need accurate information about your:

  • savings 

  • income, including your partner’s (e.g. from payslips)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you) 

  • outgoings (e.g. rent, childcare payments) 

  • council tax bill

This page was last updated: 5 October 2017

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