Rates of benefits Payments for 2014-2915
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Various Rates for benefits payable in 2014-2015

The tables and figures below were correct according to government supplied figures on 15th April 2014. However these benefits rates should be taken as a guide only.

It is hoped that the information supplied for benefits rates will help you determine what you are entitled to - prvided you qualify.

Tax Credits rates are run by HMRC and will be set out on a separate page.

The figures below should apply right through until Aorul 2015.

Attendance Allowance rates Rate 2014/2015

 Attendance Allowance Main Page

Higher 81.30 Lower 51.45


Bereavement Allowance benefits Rates Rate    2014-2015

 Std        111.20

Age related         2014-2015
age 54                 103.42
age 53                 95.63
age 52                 87.85
age 51                 80.06
age 50                 72.28
age 49                 64.50
age 48                 56.71
age 47                 48.93
age 46                 41.14
age 45                 33.36  


Bereavement Payment

  2014-2015 Lump sum    2000.00


Benefits Cap - 2014

For Housing Benefit in the weekly scale
500.00

Couples and Lone Parents
350.00

Single persons without Children
350.00


Benefit Cap in Universal Credit Monthly Rates

Joint or Single Clamant with Children
2167.00

Single Claimants with no Children dependent upon
1517.00


Carers Allowance benefits rates Under Revision 15th April 2014

Type                                     2014-2015 For revision
Carers Allowance                         48.65       50.55 Carers Allowance/adult dependant   29.05      30.20  

Child Benefit

(To Follow) Details at HMRC Web site

Constant Attendance Allowance

Rate                     2007/2008     2008/2009

(For people receiving 100% disablement pension)

Exceptional rate        105.40        109.60

Intermediate rate        79.05          82.20

Normal maximum          52.70          54.80
Part-time rate             26.35          27.40


Disability Living Allowance benefits rates 2014 - 2015

Rate                                
Care component - high rate                       81.30
Care component - middle rate                     54.45
Care component - low rate                         21.55
Mobility component - high rate                    56.75
Mobility component - low rate                     21.55


Housing Benefit - Personal Allowances - Under Revision
Personal allowances                         2007/2008         2008/2009
Single - aged less than 25                     46.85             47.95
Single - aged over 25                           59.15             60.50
Lone parent - aged less than 8               46.85            47.95
Lone parent - aged over 18                   59.15             60.50
Couple - both aged less than 18             70.70             72.35
Couple - at least one aged more than 18  92.80             94.95


Housing Benefit - Premiums

Premiums                                                 2007/2008     2008/2009
Family premium                                             16.43            16.75
Family (lone parent rate)                                22.20            22.20
Pensioner premium - single                              59.90            63.55
Pensioner premium - couple                             88.90            94.40
Pensioner premium (enhanced)  single               59.90            63.55
Pensioner premium (enhanced)  couple              88.90            94.40
Pensioner premium (higher) - single                   59.90            63.55
Pensioner premium (higher) - couple                  88.90            94.40
Disability Premium - single                                25.25            25.85
Disability Premium - couple                               36.00            36.85
Enhanced Disability Premium - couple                 17.75            18.15
Enhanced Disability Premium - single-lone parent  12.30            12.60
Enhanced Disability Premium - child                    18.76            19.60
Severe Disability Premium - single                       48.45           50.35
Severe Disability Premium - couple (one qualifies)  48.45           50.35
Severe Disability Premium - couple (both qualify)   96.90          100.70
Disabled Child Premiums                                    46.69            48.72
Carer Premium                                                 27.15            27.75
Bereavement Premium                                       26.80             N/A
 



Housing Benefit non dependant deductions - rent - For Revision

Rent - thresholds 2007 Deductions On IS or JSA (IB) and aged under 25 Nil On IS or JSA (IB) and aged 25 or over 7.40
Aged 18 or over and not in remunerative work 7.40
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income less than  £116      7.40
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £116 - £171.99     17.00
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £172 - £222.99     23.35
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £223 - £295.99     38.20
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £296 - £368.99     43.50
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £369 or more        47.75

Housing Benefit non dependent deductions - rates

Rates - thresholds 2007 Deductions
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income less than £172       2.30
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £172 - £295.99      4.60
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £296 - £368.99      5.80
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £369 or more         6.95
Others aged 18 and over                                                                 2.30

Incapacity Benefit

Standard rate - Long-term                                         2007/2008             2008/2009
Single person                                                                 81.35                 84.50
Spouse of other adult dependant (where appropriate)           48.65                 50.55


Short term (under pension age) 2007/2008 2008/2009
Single person lower rate                                                   61.35                 63.75
Single person higher rate                                                  72.55                 75.40
Spouse or other adult dependant (where appropriate)            37.90                 39.40

Short term (over pension age)                                     2007/2008             2008/2009
Single person lower rate                                                   78.05                 81.10
Single person higher rate                                                   81.35                84.50
Spouse or other adult dependant                                        46.80                48.65

Increase of Long-term Incapacity Benefit for age 2007/2008 2008/2009
Higher rate                                                                     17.10                 17.75
Lower rate                                                                       8.55                   8.90
 

Invalidity Allowance (Transitional)                                     2007/2008          2008/2009
Higher rate                                                                         17.10             17.75
Middle rate                                                                         11.00             11.40
Lower rate                                                                           5.50               5.70

Income Support main rates

Personal allowances                                                         2007/2008         2008/2009
Single - aged under 18 - usual rate                                         35.65                 47.95
Single - aged less than 25                                                     46.85                 47.95
(Single - aged under 18 - higher rate payable
in specific circumstances)                                                     46.85                 47.95
Single - aged not less than 25                                                59.15                60.50
Lone Parent - aged under 18 - usual rate                                 35.65                 47.95
Lone Parent - aged under 18 - higher rate payable
in specific circumstances                                                       46.85                47.95
Lone Parent - aged 18 or over                                                59.15                60.50
Couple - both aged under 18                                                  35.65                47.95
Couple - both aged under 18, one disabled                                46.85                47.95
Couple - one aged under 18, one aged 18 to 24                         46.85                47.95
Couple - one aged under 18, one aged 25 or over                       59.15                60.50
Couple - both aged under 18, with responsibility for a child           70.70                72.35
Couple - both aged 18 or over 92.80 94.95
Dependent Children - from birth to day before 20th birthday         47.45                52.59
 

Income Support Premiums
Premiums                                                                                 2007/200      2008/2009
Family Premium 16.43 16.75
Family Premium (Lone Parent rate) protected for certain claimants         16.43          16.75
Pensioner Premium - couple                                                             88.90          94.40
Enhanced Pensioner Premium - couple                                               88.90          94.40
Higher Pensioner Premium - couple                                                    88.90          94.40
Disability Premium - single                                                               25.25          25.85
Disbility Premium - couple                                                               36.00          36.85
Enhanced Disability Premium - couple                                                17.75          18.15
Enhanced Disability Premium - Single people/Lone Parent                      12.30          12.60
Enhanced Disability Premium - Child                                                    8.76          19.60
Severe Disability Premium - single                                                     48.45          50.35
Severe Disability Premium - couple - one qualifies                                48.45          50.35
Severe Disabiltiy Premium - couple - both qualify                                 96.90        100.70
 

Disabled Child Premium                                                                    46.69          48.72
Carer Premium                                                                               27.15          27.75

Industrial Injuries Benefits Rates & Payments

Rates                                                                                         2007/2008     2008/2009
Disablement Benefit (100% assessment)                                             131.70             136.80
Unemployables Supplement                                                                81.35               84.50
Reduced Earnings Allowance (maximum)                                               52.68               54.72
Industrial Death Benefit Widows Pension - higher rate                             87.30               90.70
Industrial Death Benefit Widows Pension - lower rate                              26.19               27.21
Widower's pension                                                                            87.30               90.70

Jobseeker's Allowance Contributory
Contribution-Based main rates                                                             2007/2008         2008/2009
Personal allowances - aged under 18                                                     35.65                 47.95
Personal allowances - aged 18 to 24                                                      46.85                 47.95
Personal allowances aged 25 or over                                                      59.15                 60.50
 

Jobseeker's Allowance Income-Based - Personal Allowances
Income-Based - Personal allowances                                                      2007/2008         2008/2009
Single - aged under 18                                                                             35.65             47.95
Single - aged 18 to 24                                                                             46.85             47.95
Single - aged 25 or over                                                                           59.15             60.50
Lone Parent - aged under 18 - usual rate                                                    35.65             47.95
Lone Parent - aged under 18 - higher rate payable in specific circumstances      46.85             47.95
Lone Parent - aged 18 or over                                                                   59.15             60.50
Couple - both aged under 18                                                                     35.65             47.95
Couple - both aged under 18 - one disabled                                                 46.85             47.95
Couple - one aged under 18, one aged 18 to 24                                            46.85             47.95
Couple - one aged under 18, one aged 25 or over                                          59.15             60.50
Couple - both aged under 18, with responsibility for a child                              70.70             72.35
Couple - both aged 18 or over                                                                    92.80             94.95
Child or Young Person from birth to the first Monday in the September
following the 16th birthday                                                                         47.45             52.59

Jobseeker's Allowance Income-Based - Premiums

Premiums                                                                                             2007/2008             2008/2009
Family Premium                                                                                         16.43                 16.75
Family Premium (Lone Parent rate) protected for certain claimants                     16.43                 16.75
Pensioner Premium - single                                                                          59.90                 63.55
Pensioner Premium - couple                                                                         88.90                 94.40
Enhanced Pensioner Premium - couple                                                           88.90                 94.40
Higher Pensioner Premium - single                                                                 59.90                 63.55
Higher Pensioner Premium - couple                                                                88.90                 94.40
Disability Premium - single                                                                           25.25                 25.85
Disbility Premium - couple                                                                            36.00                 36.85
Enhanced Disability Premium - couple                                                             17.75                 18.15
Enhanced Disability Premium - Single people/Lone Parent                                   12.30                 12.60
Enhanced Disability Premium - Child                                                                18.76                19.60
Severe Disability Premium - single                                                                  48.45                 50.35
Severe Disability Premium - couple - one qualifies                                             48.45                 50.35
Severe Disabiltiy Premium - couple - both qualify                                              96.90                100.70
Disabled Child Premium                                                                                 46.69                 48.72
Carer Premium                                                                                            27.15                 27.75

Maternity Allowance
                                                                    2007/2008         2008/2009
Standard Rate                                                         112.75         117.18

Pension Credit benefits rates
Standard minimum guarantee                                 2007/2008             2008/2009
single                                                                     119.05                 124.05
couple                                                                    181.70                 189.35

Additional amount for severe disability                     2007/2008 2008/2009
single 48.45 50.35
couple (one qualifies)                                                 48.45                     50.35
couple (both qualify)                                                  96.90                   100.70
Additional amount for carers                                        27.15                     27.75

Savings credit                                                     2007/2008                 2008/2009
threshold - single                                                         87.30                   91.20
threshold - couple                                                      139.60                  145.80
maximum - single                                                         19.05                    19.71
maximum - couple                                                        25.26                    26.13

Capital                                                                 2007/2008                 2008/2009
Amount disregard                                                     6000.00                     6000.00
Amount disregard - care homes                                 10000.00                    10000.00

Deemed income £1 for each complete £500 or part thereof in excess of above amounts
 

Housing costs - Deduction for non-dependents                                             2008/2009
aged 18 or over, not in work or in work and in receipt of Pension Credit                 7.40
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income less than £116                    7.40
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £116 - £171.99                  17.00
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £172 - £222.99                  23.35
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £223 - £295.99                  38.20
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £296 - £368.99                  43.50
Aged 18 or over & in remunerative work gross income £369 or more                     47.75

Severe Disablement Allowance
Rates                                                                             2007/2008             2008/2009
Basic Rate - single person 49.15 51.05
Basic Rate - spouse or other adult dependant                             29.25                 30.40
Age additions - higher rate                                                      17.10                 17.75
Age additions - middle rate                                                      11.00                 11.40
Age additions - lower rate                                                         5.50                  5.70

State Retirement Pension
Standard rates                                                                         2007/2008             2008/2009
Single Person                                                                             87.30                     90.70
Spouse or adult dependant                                                           52.30                     54.35
Over 80 age addition                                                                     0.25                      0.25

Statutory Maternity Pay

Standard rates                                                                    2007/2008             2008/2009
Earnings threshold                                                                     87.00                 90.00
Lower rate                                                                             112.75                117.18

Statutory Sick Pay
Standard rates                                                                     2007/2008             2008/2009
Earnings threshold                                                                     87.00                 90.00
Standard rate                                                                           72.55                 75.40

War Disablement Pension - www.veteransagency.mod.uk

Widowed Mother's Allowance
Standard Rates                                                                         2007/2008         2008/2009
Widowed Mothers Allowance                                                             87.30             90.70

Widows Pension

Standard Rates                                                                         2007/2008          2008/2009 Basic rate                                                                                     87.30              90.70