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Benefits calculator. Am I entitled to benefits?

Use our free benefits checker to make sure you claim everything you can.

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People in the UK miss out on billions of pounds in benefits and tax credits each year.

Use our free calculator to find out what you can claim. This could help you deal with debts.

Find out what benefits you are entitled to

The benefits calculator quickly and easily identifies any benefits you can claim to help increase your income and improve your situation. Read our guide to applying for benefits.

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Last year £12,753,319.01 in extra monthly benefits was found for the people who had used our calculator.

How does the benefits calculator work?

Our benefits calculator quickly and easily finds any benefits you are entitled to.

Read our guide to applying for benefits.

You might be able to claim benefits if:

  • You are out of work
  • You have children
  • You are on a low income
  • You are ill or disabled

Our calculator will ask you:

  • Where you live and who lives with you
  • Any benefits you already get
  • Your age
  • If you have any disability
  • If you have a long-term illness
  • Your income
  • Your housing costs, such as Council Tax

Before you get started:

It can help to gather the information you need to hand.

This includes things like:

  • Pay slips
  • Bank statements
  • Bills

You can always save, stop and pick up again later if you need to.

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