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compass Community member Posts: 9 Listener
As my sons appointee his benefits are paid into a bank account just in my name  As his appointee would i be able to have his benefits paid into a joint account in both our names

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,256 Championing
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    I don't see any reason why that can't be possible. When you report a change of bank account to DWP i would do this just after you receive his payment, then you can make sure there's enough of time for the next payment to be sent to the correct bank.
    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.
  • wilko
    wilko Community member Posts: 2,458 Championing
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    Take poppy's advice and leave enough time to allow the change of bank accounts to get onto the DWPs system, don't close or alter the current paying in account. 
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