is Carers Allowance classed as extra income ?

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Post by kty09 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:26 pm

I am just preparing a F&F settlement and am reviewing my income and expenditure - I have started receiving Carers allowance for my little boy (he receives higher rate DLA).

Obviously I am aware that the DLA is counted as income but then offset by costs for him in outgoings - is it the same situation with Carers Allowance - or is this classed as extra income that could go towards available income?

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Post by kallis3 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:32 pm
Not sure about that one. It maybe that it is. One of the experts will be along later to advise.
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