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Carers Allowance – Are you still eligible?

Apr 16, 2024General news

Carers are being asked to repay thousands of pounds after earning more than the limit for Carers Allowance.

Please check that you:-

  • Do not earn more than £151 a week after tax, national insurance and some allowed expenses.
  • Report any extra income such as overtime or an increase in contract hours to Carers Allowance Unit

Telephone: 0800 731 0297

Textphone: 0800 731 0317

  • Continue to provide 35 hours a week of care to someone who has the right benefits in place.

Check for full details.

  • Read all letters from Carers Allowance and quickly report any changes, whenever they happen.
  • Contact Carers Allowance Unit if you are worried you may be affected.