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Carers allowance confusion??? - Carers UK Forum

Carers allowance confusion???

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Hi Guys i wonder if you could help basically,

i earn £590.13 a month, i put £88.52in a pension in which i am allowed 50% of this so £44.26 ( allowed) i worked it out like this.

£590.13 wage
- £88.52 with 50% = £44.26
This takes my monthly income to £545.87 x 12 months in a year = £6,550.44 divided by 52 weeks in a year = £125.97

thats £125.97 per week is this correct? its so stressful as i keep getting letters :( :( :( :sick: :roll: :angry: :mrgreen: :kiss: :D
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Hi Veronica,

welcome to the forum.

Your calculation looks sound, but I agree with BB, its a good idea to verify this with the helpline if you are having doubts.
You can email us at adviceline@carersuk.org and we will respond to your enquiries within 10 working days, although it can often be sooner.

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Melly1