Back To Top If you would like to request a backdate of benefit, please write to or email our benefits section, giving the date that you would like your claim backdated to and describe all the circumstances that prevented you from claiming: Revenues and Benefits Services Lichfield District Council District Council House Frog Lane Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6YX Email: [email protected] Alternatively you can complete the relevant backdate section of the Benefit Claim Form (page 17).Back To Top We consider each request on its own merits and the more information you can provide, the better.

Back dating income support video

This process is not backdating, it is what the law says must happen when you apply.

This rule also applies to men over pension credit age but less than aged 65 who are NOT in receipt of Income Support, Job Seeker’s Allowance (Income based) or Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related).

If you disagree with our decision and have asked us to look at it again, we will respond within 28 days.

get maximum benefit - which is based on their eligible rent; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = Eligible Housing £55 per week A couple have no non-dependants. Their joint weekly income exceeds their applicable amount by £20.00. Claimants with excess income get maximum benefit minus a percentage of their excess income; Housing Benefit: Eligible Rent = £50.00 Minus 65% Of Excess Income (65% X £20.00) = £13.00 Equals Weekly Housing Benefit = £37.00 Further information on benefits is available at the Department for Work and Pensions Website to visit.

We may ask for more evidence or information if it is needed prior to making a decision.

Back To Top If you disagree with our decision regarding your backdated benefit claim, you can: For more information about the above please see disputes and appeals.

Payment is made by BACS directly into your bank account .

Council Tax Support will be paid straight to your Council Tax account.

Any supporting evidence that you have should also be provided to support your request.