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    • guliag
    • By guliag 17th Mar 17, 11:25 AM
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    redundancy how it will affect benefits in future
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    • 17th Mar 17, 11:25 AM
    redundancy how it will affect benefits in future 17th Mar 17 at 11:25 AM
    i am being made redundant in April I will get approx 12000 and 3 mths paid lieu in notice. I had planned to taking on temp work from April through to September to allow me to work around the school holidays with a view to applying for a perm job to start in september.

    But as i am being paid 3mths notice I would in effect be double earning and although this would be good in the short term do not want to be in the situation where i have been overpaid tax credits and face paying back a large amount or not qualify for anything in the following tax year

    Please advise
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    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 17th Mar 17, 12:16 PM
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    Anything taxable you report to tax credits. If your PILON is taxable, you report that as income. You report your temp work as income.

    Your redundancy won't be.

    If you're concerned regarding being overpaid, save a chunk of your double earnings for that situation.
    • teddysmum
    • By teddysmum 17th Mar 17, 4:05 PM
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    Perhaps you won't need benefits if you get the permanent job, so just put some money by, in case you have to pay anything back.
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