We will be working on our online systems on Saturday 15 June so you may experience some disruption. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
We count any money you have coming in. This includes things like:
We count the money you earn from work after money has been taken out for:
If you work we will need to see:
If you are self-employed, we usually want to see your recent accounts. If you can't provide these, please contact us for more advice.
Small amounts of savings and investments may not affect your claim, but you must tell us about all your savings and investments, including current bank accounts. You must tell us about all the bank and building society accounts that you, your partner or your children have. Don't forget to tell us about any stocks and shares that you have too. If you having savings over £16,000 then you will not be eligible to claim.
Please remember to tell us about all the different kinds of income you get. If you are not sure, just check with us.