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    • bigbadbalf
    • By bigbadbalf 16th Mar 17, 7:27 PM
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    Claiming joint benifits
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    • 16th Mar 17, 7:27 PM
    Claiming joint benifits 16th Mar 17 at 7:27 PM
    Me and my partner are looking to move in together,I am getting jsa,she is currently on income support,there would be 3 children living in the house and we have tried to find how much money we would be entitled tooif we were to live together can anyone help?
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    • nannytone
    • By nannytone 16th Mar 17, 7:29 PM
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    child tax credits, housing benefit. council tax support would remain the same, but you have to inform them all of the change in circumstances and make joint claims.
    her income support would stop and you would add her to your JSA claim.

    you would receive around £114 a week for you both
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