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Key points of this subject

  1. If you spend 35 hours a week or more caring for someone who gets disability benefits, you can claim Carer’s Allowance.
  2. You might get more money from your other benefits if you qualify for Carer’s Allowance.
  3. Carers can get extra amounts included in their Universal Credit.
  4. Some carers can get their council tax bill reduced.

Within this subject

  1. Overview
  2. What is Carer’s Allowance?
  3. How is Carer’s Allowance (CA) affected by other benefits?
  4. What if I take a break from caring?
  5. What is the Carer's Premium?
  6. What is Universal Credit?
  7. What are Carer’s Credits?
  8. Can I get Council Tax Discounts?
  9. Next steps

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