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Iva and back pay from pip

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hbrown1987
hbrown1987 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited August 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi all I'm new to this so please be kind , I got an iva a year ago and I recieved back dated pip money of just of £3000 in June  iv just send my renewal back of my bank statements to iva for the previous year will they take that back dated money into consideration as income 

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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,103 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @hbrown1987 - & welcome to the community. I'm sorry I can't find anything definitive about an IVA & a PIP backpayment. It does seem to be that they're aware PIP payments can change over time, & it's income to help with your disability.
    It seems you've done all you can do in sending your bank statements off, & it 'may' be considered as disposable income & also an expense. One website says the following:

    'Usually, your PIP income will be discounted in full, as this is how it is treated in bankruptcy and DRO.  PIP is awarded on the basis that it reflects additional support you require, for increased expenses associated with your needs.  As a result, where PIP is included in your income, your creditors will usually allow the same amount to be reflected in your expenses.  

    If you feel that you do not spend all of your PIP on increased expenses due to your condition, a lower amount can be included in your expenditure allowances, however, you must ensure that you have accounted for all of the expenses related to your condition, as this will affect the assessment of your disposable income, and will affect the potential solutions that are identified.'


  • midnight1980
    midnight1980 Community member Posts: 8 Listener
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    @hbrown1987 was you allowed to keep your back pay and pip allowance?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,149 Disability Gamechanger
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    @hbrown1987 was you allowed to keep your back pay and pip allowance?
    This is an old thread from August last year and the member hasn't been active since, so you may not get a reply. 
    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.

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