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Which benefits are capped?

Benefit cap

You will have a cap on your combined income from the following benefits: 

  • child benefit
  • child tax credit
  • employment and support allowance (all types) - unless the ‘support component’ has been awarded
  • income support
  • jobseeker’s allowance (all types)
  • maternity allowance
  • widowed mother's allowance
  • widowed parent’s allowance
  • widow’s pension 

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