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universal credit sanctions re carers recieved - Carers UK Forum

universal credit sanctions re carers recieved

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Hi
My name is Neil I recieve pip at the highest level me and my wife recieve universal credit.
As follows
Standard allowance
You get a standard amount each month. You said you're in a couple

£498.89

Carer
You said that spouse is caring for someone. [ME]

£160.20

Limited capability for work and work-related activity
You said your health affects you at work or prevents you from working

£336.20

Total entitlement before deductions
£995.29

What we take off (deductions)
Other benefits
We take money off your payment:

As this is an average of other benefits that you're continuing to claim
spouse:
Carer's Allowance
‑ £286.65 [wHY]
Savings and investments
We take money off your payment for any savings, investments or capital that you have over £6000.

‑ £39.15

Advance Payments
We take £50.00 off your payment to pay back your advances.

Check what advances you've had and what you owe.

‑ £50.00

Total deductions
‑ £375.80

Your total payment for this month is
£619.49
iS THIS CALC CORRECT WHY DO THEY TAKE BACK THE MIONEY FOR CARERS,
THANKSIN ADVANCE.
Hi please could you re post and remove any name for your security.

thanks
I'm not an expert, but I know that you cannot receive two "income substitute" benefits.
https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/what-youll-get

You could try the above link...

See what comes up.
Fact sheet for Universal credit
https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advic ... sal-credit

Have you tried this online benefits calculator
https://benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou

Your local welfare rights office will be able to help you. Council can supply their details.

CUK have an advice line too. Details on link below
https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/talk-to-us

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Thanks everyone great help absolute nightmare dealing with the dhss