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, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours

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: