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How Much: Income - On Pension Credit
Special rules apply when the claimant (or partner) is getting Pension Credit.
Guarantee Pension Credit is a 'passport benefit' for HB so they will be entitled to Maximum HB regardless of other income or savings.

If they only have Savings Pension Credit then all assessable income must be considered, and the HB award calculated taking total assessable income into account, as outlined in the diagram on this page.


Click here to find out more about Pension Credit and who can get it.

 

Guarantee Pension Credit

How does HB work for someone on Guarantee Pension Credit?

Savings Pension Credit

How does HB work for someone on Savings Pension Credit?

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