Benefits & tax credits

You may be entitled to certain benefits and tax credits that may help with the extra costs you face.

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Introduction to benefits

Benefits calculator

Benefits you might be entitled to

Disability Living Allowance

Universal Credit

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Carer’s Allowance

Tax credits

Help with Council Tax and rates

“Bedroom tax”

Other benefits

Welfare benefits in Scotland

When you’re claiming benefits

The benefit cap

Benefits at 16

Changes in circumstances

Revisions, appeals & complaints

Ongoing benefit changes