Every year people in the UK miss out on billions of pounds worth of benefits and tax credits. Make sure you check what you're entitled to by using our free calculator.
What benefits am I 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.
In October 2023, £838,423 in benefits was found for the people who had used our calculator during that month.
Benefits are usually available if:
- You're out of work
- You've got children
- You have a low income
- You're ill or disabled
If you’re struggling financially it’s important to make sure you’re getting all the income you’re entitled to. Why not use our free benefits calculator to find out if you’re entitled to any extra benefits.
The extra benefits you might be able to claim could make a big difference to your situation and mean affect the ways recommend you get debt help. If you’re already a StepChange Debt Charity client please contact us if your benefit income changes.
Tip: Grab any documents you might need before starting a check, like pay slips, bank statements and bills. If you don't have everything you need right now you can save your check and come back to it later.
You'll be asked about:
- Where you live and who lives in your household
- Any benefits you already receive
- Your age
- If you have any disability or long-term illness
- Your income and housing costs, including Council Tax payments
If you live in Scotland: Please note that the Council Tax Liability will not include your sewage and water charges.
Start the online benefits calculator