Benefit Calculators

Overview

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

These are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service.

Who the calculators might not help?

These calculators are not designed for under 18's, and they might not give completely accurate results if you are:

  • a prisoner
  • Self-employed
  • a student
  • not a British or Irish citizen
  • on strike
  • living outside the UK
  • living permanently in residential care or a nursing home

Information you will need

You will need to complete accurate information about your:

  • savings
  • income, including your partnerโ€™s (from payslips, for example)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you)
  • outgoings (such as rent, mortgage, childcare payments)
  • council tax bill