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student working and affecting parents benefits question
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hi , my 18 years son is going to uni September and plans to get a part time job ,my question is how many hours can he work without it affecting our benefits and housing benefits , both me and my partner claim income support due to disability's and child tax credit for our other children , any advice is greatly appreciated
Waddle you do eh?
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A good lesson for him too.
and we will never, ever return.
The basic rules seem to be that with Housing Benefit no deductions will be made if the non-dependant is a full-time student (but deductions may be made during the summer vacation if the student does any paid work in this period) while for Council Tax no deductions will be made if the non-dependant is a full-time student (even if they work full-time in the summer vacation).
My daughter doesn't have a job (but plans to) but I was wondering if any student loans or grants she receives will effect our benefits, even if she doesn't find a part-time job? As I understand it won't effect Housing or Council Tax benefit because my husband gets MRC DLA but I'm unsure about the Incapacity benefit and Income Support?