Disability living allowance backdating
There are no differences in the way claims for same sex couples and couples of different sex are worked out.
If you are claiming as a couple and you have made a joint claim for other benefits, you should claim HB or CTS with the same person as the main claimant and the other as the partner.
There may also be deductions for non-dependent adults who live with you.
Furthermore, for those that work on average 16 hours per week or more, there is an earned income disregard of £16.85 per week in addition to your earned income disregard of £10 or £25.These include: The above list is not exhaustive, but there are too many types to list fully.Working tax credit and child tax credit are paid to couples, lone parents and single people.Child tax credit (CTC) is paid by HMRC to support families with children.It is paid in addition to child benefit and you can claim whether you are working or not.