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Tax credits disabled adult

Ikonik
Ikonik Community member Posts: 58 Connected
My husband gets a tax credit payment as he was awarded PIP last year.
Will his disability tax credit migrate to Universal Credit ?

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  • Kimmy87
    Kimmy87 Community member Posts: 245 Pioneering
    Yes, my cousin who recieves disabled tax  credits has had a migration notice. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,414 Disability Gamechanger
    The disabled element of working tax credits is part of Tax credits. You will be claiming Tax credits as a couple and this is ending for everyone. For this reason yes, you will be receiving a migration letter at some point in the near future to ask you to claim UC within 3 months. If you don't claim within that time then your Tax credits will end.

    If his health conditions limits his capability to work then when you claim UC he will need to report the health condition, supported by a fit note within 7 days of that. He will then be referred for a work capability assessment. See link for more information. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-if-you-have-a-disability-or-health-condition-quick-guide/universal-credit-if-you-have-a-disability-or-health-condition

    When you claim UC you will not be any worse off because there will be Transitional Protection in place to make sure you're not worse off when you claim.

    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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