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    • adwozere
    • By adwozere 20th Jun 12, 2:47 PM
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    Daughter just started work will if effect Housing benefit
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    • 20th Jun 12, 2:47 PM
    Daughter just started work will if effect Housing benefit 20th Jun 12 at 2:47 PM
    We are a family of 5, Me my wife and 3 children, 13 ,15 and17

    The 17 year old is doing a full time collage course but at weekends she works 6 to 10 hours per week, Just rang tax credits to renew and they said her wages don’t count on my total income as shes in full timeeducation and works under 24 hours per week.

    But will I have to tell the housing benefits office and ifso will I lose any benefit,

    At the moment I’m on incapacity benefit and my wife works 2part time jobs and we get housing and council tax benefit
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    • RAS
    • By RAS 20th Jun 12, 2:51 PM
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    No - her part-time working has no impact on your benefits whilst she is in full-time further (secondary) education.
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    • adouglasmhor
    • By adouglasmhor 20th Jun 12, 2:52 PM
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    • 20th Jun 12, 2:52 PM
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    • 20th Jun 12, 2:52 PM
    We are a family of 5, Me my wife and 3 children, 13 ,15 and17

    The 17 year old is doing a full time collage course but at weekends she works 6 to 10 hours per week, Just rang tax credits to renew and they said her wages donít count on my total income as shes in full timeeducation and works under 24 hours per week.

    But will I have to tell the housing benefits office and ifso will I lose any benefit,

    At the moment Iím on incapacity benefit and my wife works 2part time jobs and we get housing and council tax benefit
    Originally posted by adwozere
    What does it say on your housing benefits form, I very much doubt it will affect your HB but read your forms and leaflets to be sure.
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    • adwozere
    • By adwozere 20th Jun 12, 3:33 PM
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    • 20th Jun 12, 3:33 PM
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    • 20th Jun 12, 3:33 PM
    No - her part-time working has no impact on your benefits whilst she is in full-time further (secondary) education.
    Originally posted by RAS
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    • alwaysonthego
    • By alwaysonthego 21st Jun 12, 7:10 PM
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    • 25th Jun 12, 3:52 PM
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    • 25th Jun 12, 3:52 PM
    We are a family of 5, Me my wife and 3 children, 13 ,15 and17

    The 17 year old is doing a full time collage course but at weekends she works 6 to 10 hours per week, Just rang tax credits to renew and they said her wages donít count on my total income as shes in full timeeducation and works under 24 hours per week.

    But will I have to tell the housing benefits office and ifso will I lose any benefit,

    At the moment Iím on incapacity benefit and my wife works 2part time jobs and we get housing and council tax benefit
    Originally posted by adwozere
    It's always wise to keep the benefits office informed but a 17 year old dependent is treated still as a child and his/her income has no effect. The situation may change when he/she turns 18 but a full time student is still not treated as a non dependent adult - however full time work in vacations would have to be declared and would affect HB.
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