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Help with my Benefits

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coll23
coll23 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
Just wondering if anyone Can  help me work out how my benefits will be effected when my daughter finished her  collage course  in the summer ? There is just Myself  and my son who is 13 years old and my daughter who is 18,  she  finishes her college course in the summer and  i would like to prepare for how my money will be effected ,  She will be then starting  an apprenticeship and one day a week university course,
I get Carers and a top up of income support,  i get child tax and child benefit for both my son and daughter,  i am in a private rented property  and   get full housing benefit and a reduction in council tax,  

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,951 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2022
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    Hi,
    Editing this because i missed the "university part"
    Your child benefit and tax credits for your daughter will end on 31st August. You will need to report the changes to HMRC and child benefit.
    If she is classed as a student there will be no non dependant deductions for your housing benfit. If she isn't then deductions will depend on her earnings. See link.

    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.
  • coll23
    coll23 Community member Posts: 6 Listener
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    Hi,
    Editing this because i missed the "university part"
    Your child benefit and tax credits for your daughter will end on 31st August. You will need to report the changes to HMRC and child benefit.
    If she is classed as a student there will be no non dependant deductions for your housing benfit. If she isn't then deductions will depend on her earnings. See link.

    Thanks for your help and advice  ,   She will only be doing 1 day a week university  and apprenticeship , i  don't know if apprenticeship class as Education  , 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,088 Disability Gamechanger
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    An apprenticeship is classed as work, although I'm not sure how going to uni will make any difference if any?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,951 Disability Gamechanger
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    woodbine said:
    An apprenticeship is classed as work,
    There are some apprenticeships where child benefit/tax credits can continue, if the apprenticeship isn't paid work.
    However in this case because the daughter will be attending Uni, even for 1 day then the child benefit/tax credits will end.


    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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