Do I have to disclose winter fuel allowance to IVA

Get expert opinion. This is the place for new questions to be posted.
5 posts Page 1 of 1

dorothy245

User avatar
Posts: 31
Joined: Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:01 pm

Post by dorothy245 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:14 pm
i will be getting £200 winter fuel allowance from the dwp do I have to disclose this or can I use it to pay extra into my gas account

Foggy

User avatar
Forum Expert
Posts: 28126
Joined: Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:14 am
Location: United Kingdom

Post by Foggy » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:42 pm
It is designed to offset your winter energy needs so I would have thought that your IP need not know about it.
My opinions are merely that .. opinions based on experience. Always seek professional advice.
IVA Completed 23rd July 2013 .... C.C. 10th January 2014
Visit my blog here : http://foggy.blogs.iva.co.uk/

size5

User avatar
Industry Expert
Posts: 3083
Joined: Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:22 pm
Location:

Post by size5 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:52 pm
Absolutely not is the answer, that money will not be given to you to pay debts with at all.

Regards.
Cert DR
20 years in debt advice
I do not post for anyone other than myself

Follow my tweets at http://twitter.com/debtmastersize5

kallis3

User avatar
Forum Expert
Posts: 74129
Joined: Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:02 pm
Location: United Kingdom

Post by kallis3 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:01 pm
Never declared ours at all and no problem.
http://kallis3.blogs.iva.co.uk/
Sharing from experiences of dealing with debt
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Bob Marley.

Lisa Thomas

User avatar
Industry Expert
Posts: 7265
Joined: Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:26 am

Post by Lisa Thomas » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:24 am
As long as you use it for your winter fuel I can't see this being an issue.
I'm a licensed IP with 16+ yrs at Neville & Co covering the South West area. I have a YouTube channel with advisory videos on here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMPTTu ... Z5k9ZcC2MA http://www.nevilleco.co.uk 01752 786800 Lisa@nevilleco.co.uk
5 posts Page 1 of 1
Return to “Ask IVA Forum and Industry experts”