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    • guccigoo
    • By guccigoo 6th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
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    Need advice
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    • 6th Sep 17, 2:19 PM
    Need advice 6th Sep 17 at 2:19 PM
    Please can someone advise me, my son is 19 lives at home no dependants and is not working yet, he has to claim UC and is waiting for his interview. If he started working even part time will he be able to close his claim for UC as this is really stressing him out and making him depressed. I am on working tax credits plus hb and council tax support. Would I be able to inform hb of any wages he earns when he starts work so he can shut his claim to UC?
    I will lose 2 stone by this summer!!!!!!
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    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 6th Sep 17, 2:54 PM
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    If he wants to do that he can live on a part time wage, as no one is compelled to claim benefits.
    • nannytone
    • By nannytone 6th Sep 17, 3:26 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 3:26 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 3:26 PM
    any income your son has could impact on your housing benefit/council tax support as he is now a non dependant. you need to inform both of these departments
    • guccigoo
    • By guccigoo 6th Sep 17, 7:44 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 7:44 PM
    any income your son has could impact on your housing benefit/council tax support as he is now a non dependant. you need to inform both of these departments
    Originally posted by nannytone
    I will inform hb but I'm waiting for his UC award as they will only ask for it, same with cts.
    I will lose 2 stone by this summer!!!!!!
    • guccigoo
    • By guccigoo 6th Sep 17, 7:45 PM
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    If he wants to do that he can live on a part time wage, as no one is compelled to claim benefits.
    Originally posted by teddysmum
    So he will just be a non dependant on my hb then until I eventually get moved over to UC?
    Would he have to tell his work coach he is closing his claim when he gets work?
    I will lose 2 stone by this summer!!!!!!
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 6th Sep 17, 8:06 PM
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    • 6th Sep 17, 8:06 PM
    So he will just be a non dependant on my hb then until I eventually get moved over to UC?
    Would he have to tell his work coach he is closing his claim when he gets work?
    Originally posted by guccigoo
    He won't be on your HB because he's a non dependant. You won't be entitled to any HB for your son.
    • guccigoo
    • By guccigoo 9th Sep 17, 9:38 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:38 PM
    He won't be on your HB because he's a non dependant. You won't be entitled to any HB for your son.
    Originally posted by poppy12345
    What I'm trying to say is that when he works could I inform hb as up to £136 they deduct £14.80 off hb and so on. Would I be able to do this if he closed his claim for UC when he finds work?
    I will lose 2 stone by this summer!!!!!!
    • geminilady
    • By geminilady 9th Sep 17, 9:55 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 9:55 PM
    just one point if he worked less than 16 hours he would not get credits for his national insurance which he would get if he claimed UC i think
    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 10th Sep 17, 7:27 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 7:27 AM
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    • 10th Sep 17, 7:27 AM
    What I'm trying to say is that when he works could I inform hb as up to £136 they deduct £14.80 off hb and so on. Would I be able to do this if he closed his claim for UC when he finds work?
    Originally posted by guccigoo
    https://www.entitledto.co.uk/help/non-dependants
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