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    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 27th Nov 12, 12:06 PM
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    • 27th Nov 12, 12:06 PM
    Youre household income is assessed for benefits, excluding the DLA, of course.
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
    • electic
    • By electic 27th Nov 12, 7:15 PM
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    • 27th Nov 12, 7:15 PM
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    • 27th Nov 12, 7:15 PM
    It depends on many different factors. I suggest you put your details into an online benefit calculator such as the one at Turn2us - google 'turn2us benefit calculator'. This should give you an idea of whether or not you are entitled to housing/council tax benefit, and if so, how much.
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    • 28th Nov 12, 8:55 AM
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    • 28th Nov 12, 8:55 AM
    Hello Eclectic

    In all cases we would advise that you provide all details of your income to the council and then they will assess your entitlement correctly.
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