Since April 2013, the Government will be limiting the total amount of welfare benefits people of working age can receive.
A weekly limit has been introduced for the total amount of benefit payments people can receive from:
The limit is:
You won't be affected by the benefit cap if you or your partner qualify for working tax credit or if anyone in your household qualifies for:
The Government's on-line benefit cap calculator will help you to find out if the benefit cap applies to you. The calculator only takes a few minutes to complete.
To answer the questions you'll need information about the amount of each benefit or allowance you or someone in your household receives each week.
Find out now if you are affected by the benefit cap, click here
Our MoneyWise Team can help - if you would like to speak to the team please call 01270 503575 or use the form below.