Start a new calculation or continue an existing one?

Start a quick benefit calculation

Choose this option if you would like to quickly see how much Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit you may be eligible for. This calculation is very quick to complete. However, should you decide to start an online claim for benefit after completing the calculation you will have to start a blank claim form.

Start a more detailed benefit calculation

Choose this option if you would like to see how much Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit you may be eligible for. The details that you enter can be added automatically to parts of our online claim form. This calculation will take a few more minutes than the one above but you will save time later on if you decide to complete an online claim form.

Continue an existing calculation

Choose this option if you would like to retrieve a previously saved estimate for Housing Benefit / Council Tax Benefit entitlement. You will need the calculation reference number from last time in order to continue.
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Attention - Disabled claimants moving to Employment Support Allowance

If you have recently moved from Incapacity Benefit or Severe Disablement Allowance and are now receiving Employment Support Allowance, special rules may apply to you. Please contact us for a more detailed calculation.