Benefits calculators

Benefit 
Calculator

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

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 (eg from payslips)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you)
  • outgoings (eg rent, mortgage, childcare payments)
  • council tax bill 
Who can’t use them
 
You can’t use the calculators if you’re under 18, and they won’t give accurate results if you’re:
 
  • a prisoner
  • a student
  • not a British or Irish citizen
  • on strike
  • living outside the UK
  • living permanently in residential care or a nursing home
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