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pension and council tax

cliffc
cliffc Member Posts: 3 Listener
hi i.ve just started with my state pension i dont have any saving  or second pesion my state pension is the full amount what i would like to know what council tax should i be paying any help would be welcome

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  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,333 Disability Gamechanger
    edited May 21
    Use a benefits calculator to check.
    https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/calculate-your-benefits

    If your only income is your state pension your local water company may offer a discount on your water bills.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,603 Disability Gamechanger
    You maybe entitled to pension credit or pension savings credit depending how much your SRP IS
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.
  • calcotti
    calcotti Member Posts: 3,333 Disability Gamechanger
    edited May 21
    woodbine said:
    You maybe entitled to pension credit or pension savings credit depending how much your SRP IS
    If he has only recently reached pension age there will not be any entitlement to savings credit because it has not existing for people reaching pension age since April 2016.

    if the state pension is the full new state pension amount as stated there will not be any guarantee pension credit entitlement either (unless there are extra premiums to be included in the calculation) 
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,603 Disability Gamechanger
    Yes sorry I always forget there has been a change !
    I am a person with epilepsy not an epileptic, my illness doesn't define me.

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