Benefits Calculator

Over 8 million UK households are missing £16 billion in benefits. Make sure you aren’t missing out on benefits you could be eligible for with our benefits calculator.

Our free benefits calculator can help you find out what benefits you may be entitled to. It only takes around 5-10 minutes to complete and any information you submit is anonymous, with no obligation to sign up to any benefits.

You will need information about your income, outgoings, living arrangements, legacy benefits and savings. Our free benefits calculator can also tell you what would happen to your benefits if your circumstances change.

How does our benefits calculator work?

Checking your eligibility for benefits can be a confusing, sometimes overwhelming task. But, with 8 million UK households missing £16 billion in benefits, it’s important you check, and then claim, what you are entitled to.

Our benefits calculator uses the information you provide, such as where you live, who you live with, whether you care for someone, your income and outgoings, to tell you if you are entitled to claim benefits and what you have to do to claim them.

Our free benefits calculator can also tell you how a change in your circumstances, such as a wage increase or decrease, could impact the benefits you claim, allowing you to plan ahead.

You can also download and keep your unique benefits report after completion.

What benefits does the calculator check?

There are several types of benefits depending on who offers them and how they are calculated. Our free benefits calculator will look at:

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Means tested benefits
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Contribution benefits
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Non-contribution benefits
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Passported benefits
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Energy Bills and Social Tariffs

What do I need to use the benefits calculator

Our benefits calculator is totally free to use. You will just need accurate, up-to-date information about your:

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Income, including your partner’s if they live with you
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Existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you)
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Outgoings (such as rent, mortgage, childcare payments)
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Council Tax bill
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Existing savings you may have
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Dependents, e.g. children or someone you care for (if applicable)

All of this information is given anonymously, with no obligation.

How do I claim benefits?

Once you have completed our free benefits calculator, if you are eligible for benefits you will see information and links on how to claim each benefit. There are also some organisations linked if you need additional support.

You can find out more about our free benefits calculator and how it can help you here