Benefits Adviser

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

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Find out about benefits and tax credits now.


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 / 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 / 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. 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 or those permanently in residential care or nursing home, please choose from the page options for more useful information:

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