Benefits Adviser

Answer questions anonymously online about your savings, income and outgoings to get benefit advice for you, your family or someone else.

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Find out about benefits and tax credits now.

Overview

You can use the Benefits Calculator 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 a later date
  • download and print results for reference

Your information

You may find it useful to have the following information to hand before you start:

  • savings
  • earnings, for example, wages slips
  • benefit and pension details
  • outgoings, for example, rates, rent, mortgage, childcare payments
  • your local housing allowance rate, if you rent a property from a private landlord

Not suitable for everyone

The Benefits Calculator may not be suitable for everyone, for example, if you are in one of the following groups:

  • prisoners
  • people who are not British or Irish nationals
  • UK nationals who live abroad
  • students
  • under-18s
  • on strike
  • those permanently in residential care or nursing home

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