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Inheritance and PIP

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Neil99
Neil99 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
i am on minimal PIP and im on ESA suppot goup because of my taumatic bain injuy
they cut my PIP and took away my carbut thats not my eason fo joining this
my dad died and left me 160k 
so ho do I  infom and hat happens?

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  • Adam_Alumni
    Adam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 163 Pioneering
    edited February 2019
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    Hi @Neil99

    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. How are you feeling today?

    It is my understanding that your PIP won't be affected by your inheritance. Citizens Advice has informationon

    Changes that affect your PIP. I hope this helps you.

    Take care 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,915 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi,

    Sorry for your loss. Adam is correct, your PIP won't be affected.

    However, if you're claiming Income related ESA, housing benefit or council tax reduction then these will be affected. As you have more than £16,000 then if you are claiming any of these benefits then your money will stop and you need to report those changes to ESA and your local council.
    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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