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    • geminilady
    • By geminilady 21st Jun 12, 8:37 PM
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    Housing benefit
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    • 21st Jun 12, 8:37 PM
    Housing benefit 21st Jun 12 at 8:37 PM
    My youngest son is leaving full time education and has a part time job 10 hours a week will they make a deduction for him? he is twenty
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    • daimonde
    • By daimonde 21st Jun 12, 9:06 PM
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    • 21st Jun 12, 9:06 PM
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    • 21st Jun 12, 9:06 PM
    yes, unless one of these apply...


    Non-dependant deduction not due
    5.503 The circumstances when no deduction is made differ between HB and CTB.
    Housing Benefit
    5.504 A non-dependant deduction is not made in the following circumstances
    ē claimant or their partner is
    - blind or treated as blind, and is or was registered as blind by the LA, or
    - receiving
    ~ the care component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) at any rate, or
    ~ Attendance Allowance (AA)
    ē non-dependant is
    - living or staying with the claimant but, in the LAís opinion, the non-dependantís normal
    home is elsewhere, see Deciding the non-dependantís normal home below
    - receiving a Youth Training allowance paid in connection with a Youth Training Scheme,
    eg YTS or Work-based Learning for Young Adults courses
    - a full-time student. For the definition of full-time student, see C2 Student claims later
    in this manual. Normal rules apply during the summer vacation if the student is in
    remunerative work
    - aged 16 or 17 years
    - a hospital in-patient for more than 52 weeks
    - a prisoner
    - aged less than 25 and receives IS, JSA(IB) or the assessment phase of ESA(IR)

    Depending on how much they earn, as the work is below 16hrs a week they may be entitled to JSA which as above, would mean no deduction.

    Otherwise, presuming they earn under £124pw the HB deduction would be £11.45pw
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    • 25th Jun 12, 11:42 AM
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    • 25th Jun 12, 11:42 AM
    My youngest son is leaving full time education and has a part time job 10 hours a week will they make a deduction for him? he is twenty
    Originally posted by geminilady
    Yes in principle. It would not apply if your son were disabled or if he is in receipt of income support, income-based jobseeker's allowance or income-related employment and support allowance (ESA). Current rate of deduction for a low earner is £11.45 pw.
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