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Carers Allowance/Pension Lump Sum

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I am in receipt of Carers Allowance for looking after my husband.  I am approaching my 60th birthday and have a private pension that is due to mature.  There is a lump sum of £11000 approx, which I am considering taking about 8500 this tax year and the remainder next tax year.  I do not have any other income besides the Carers Allowance.  If I add the Carers Allowance that I have had this year (only since July) and the £8500 of the lump sum. That should keep me below the tax threshold.  But would it affect the Carers Allowance for this financial year/next



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