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Pension credit

Pension credit is a benefit that is based on your income.

Pension credit: what is it?

Pension credit is a benefit that is based on your income. 

You do not pay tax on pension credit.

This provides a minimum level of weekly income for people over a certain qualifying age. The qualifying age is currently related to the State Pension age.

Getting an estimate of pension credit

You can use the Pension Service calculator on their website to work out how much pension credit you might be able to claim. To find out more information and to get an estimate, visit www.gov.uk/pension-credit-calculator

To claim pension credit, visit www.gov.uk/pension-credit/how-to-claim

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