The basics of how the HB Office assess a claimant's income
Is it just the claimant's income that counts?
How earnings are assessed, and what disregards can apply.
How self-employed earnings are assessed, and what disregards can apply.
Which are counted, which not and which have partial disregards.
What rules apply when on Pension Credit?
Special rules for Tax Credit income.
What about pensions, rental income etc?
What if the claimant currently has no income? & how long can HB be paid on this basis?
What is it and how is it worked out?
For those students who can claim HB how is their student income assessed?