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Carers UK Forum • CARERS ALLOWANCE HOW DO U ADJUSTIFY THIS QUESTION
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CARERS ALLOWANCE HOW DO U ADJUSTIFY THIS QUESTION

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 1:45 pm
by angie
My husband has just received his CA but in order for him to get £55 it is costing £95 in total from our benefits & his wen we heard this the CA was cancelled how can this b right?????? So the person needing help loses money to pay out the CA this isn't right.

it probably is ..

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:41 pm
by g.herschel
it probably is ..

It is the case which

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:58 pm
by no1mum
It is the case which is why I refused to claim carers allowance for looking after my nan.

It is the case which

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:17 pm
by angie
It is the case which is why I refused to claim carers allowance for looking after my nan.
no1mum,

That is so wrong that it actually costs more money to get CA had he'd of known we would not of bother this claim was quickly closed

it probably is .. Hi, Yes it

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:19 pm
by angie
it probably is ..
Hi,

Yes it is true but that is awful

It is the case which

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:45 pm
by TriciaA
It is the case which is why I refused to claim carers allowance for looking after my nan.
So it looks like anyone who cares for someone and claims CA, certain sums of money is deducted from the Caree's benefits, such as, pension credit/AA/state pension?

That's the way it was

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:48 pm
by no1mum
That's the way it was explained to me, Nan would have been around £80 a week worse off if I'd claimed CA and I'd've lost all the CA because it would have been taken off my tax credits, told em where to stick it!!!!!

It is the case which

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:52 pm
by angie
It is the case which is why I refused to claim carers allowance for looking after my nan.
So it looks like anyone who cares for someone and claims CA, certain sums of money is deducted from the Caree's benefits, such as, pension credit/AA/state pension?
Hi Tricia,

Yes this seems to be true it would'nt be worth while applying for it

That's the way it was

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:53 pm
by angie
That's the way it was explained to me, Nan would have been around £80 a week worse off if I'd claimed CA and I'd've lost all the CA because it would have been taken off my tax credits, told em where to stick it!!!!!
That is terrible but as least someone told u b4 hand

That's the way it was

Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:58 pm
by TriciaA
That's the way it was explained to me, Nan would have been around £80 a week worse off if I'd claimed CA and I'd've lost all the CA because it would have been taken off my tax credits, told em where to stick it!!!!!
What about those who are not entitled to tax credit?