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Wrong Daily Standard Rate

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ckgre96
ckgre96 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
Hello,

I just received my award letter and it says:
"I have looked at your claim and decided:
- I can award you the standard rate of 61.85 a week to help with your daily living needs from 24 March 2023 to 5 July 2026
- at this time I cannot award you PIP for help with your mobility needs from 24 March 2023"

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the daily rate is supposed to be £68.10 a week?

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  • OverlyAnxious
    OverlyAnxious Community member Posts: 2,801 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2023
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    That was the rate in March before the increases in April. 

    You will receive backpay made up of both the lower rate and the increased rate.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,161 Disability Gamechanger
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    You won't be the first person to ask this same question. The reason they have put last years rates is because your claim started before the April increase so they will not have included the increased rates. The same thing happens every year when an award is a mixture of both old and new rates.

    There's a calculator here which you can use to give you some idea of how much you should have received. Do be aware though that you may not get the exact amount because it will depend on when the cut off date was for the money that was owed to you. https://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/pip-payment-calculator-form



    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • ckgre96
    ckgre96 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    Gotcha gotcha. Makes sense, thanks guys. 
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