Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

These are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service.

Calculators

Use one of the following:

  • entitledto - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work
  • Turn2us - for information on income-related benefits, Universal Credit and tax credits

What you’ll need

You’ll need accurate information about your:

  • savings 

  • income, including your partner’s (eg from payslips)
  • existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you) 

  • outgoings (eg rent, mortgage, childcare payments) 

  • council tax bill

Who can’t use them

You can’t use the calculators if you’re under 18, and they won’t give accurate results if you’re: