Income Support: technical guidance
A guide about who qualifies for Income Support, who you can claim for, how to claim and how payments are made.
Ref: IS20 PDF, 277KB, 83 pages
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This guide is for professional and voluntary advisers and members of the public who want to know more about Income Support. It explains who qualifies for Income Support, who you can claim for, how to claim and how payments are made.
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Published: 1 April 2013
Updated: 30 March 2014
- Published revised version of the Income Support technical guidance (IS20) to reflect the introduction of marriages for same sex couples.
- Made small changes to pages 26, 28 and 32 and amends to section on 'Mortgage interest' on page 52.
- First published.