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I have a situation and need some advices please, I am getting universal credit and affected by the benefit cap, my sister is severly disable and getting PIP enhanced rate for both components and I am caring for her without any money for months, recently I have been told that if I care for a disable person more than 35 hours a week even if I am not getting carer allownce I should be exempt from the cap, and when I have checked the GOV website I found out that the exemption apply to me and I am elegible for carer element aswell, the thing is that I want to inform the universal credit about caring for someone so I can be exempt from the cap, but at the same time I dont want to be paid because I dont want that my sister disability premium to be affected and get less money.
I am really confused and worring if I do the change of circumstance in my account they will automatically add the carer element to my payment, is there any option I can choose if I want to be paid or not ?
If you could help please with any advice or information.