This limit does not stop you getting the additional element in your UC claim as UC has no earnings limit.If your partner earns over £39.75 weekly you will be unable to have an addition for them, no new additions allowed after April 2010, if your partner earns over £230 in any week you lose an addition for one child, and for each £31 over this amount you lose for another child. I have no savings. Random Acts of Kindness and All things Positive! It will be back paid to the date on your form. Thanks for replying, Hi I literally just got my letter threw explaining it all. You can find out more in our document about the Carer's Support Grant. Carers allowance is payable IF the person claiming earns less than £120 per week, it's not based on household income. Hope that makes sense. I have requested Back pay from income support and my advisor says I've provided enough info for this to be considered and it's gone for processing. I phoned my local Benefits Agency to ask about Carers Allowance and was told that as I had ESA there was no point in me claiming, as I would not be paid any Carers Allowance. I look after my disabled mother. Carer's Allowance is a taxable source of income and should be advised to your local tax office. You and the person you care for should Seek Advice. I've applied for CA 7 days ago, have you started being paid yet? before the date you claim and can show that you meet all the qualifying conditions then C.A. Note that if the disabled person is in hospital for over four weeks, or for children 12 weeks, they will lose their qualifying benefit for you to be able to claim C.A., so your C.A. Is this correct?A. familiarise yourself with the latest version. if your earnings are over £128 weekly, after deducting Tax , National Insurance, half of any contribution you make towards an occupational or personal pension, and up to half your net earning if you pay someone other than a close relative to care for the disabled person or your child under sixteen. Rules allow breaks in care of up to 12 weeks within any six month period without you losing payment of C.A. As this is less than I have with Carers Allowance, do I have to claim this pension in November?A. I got accepted for income support and i claim carers allowance it works out at £45 per week paid fourtnightly and then my carers i get weekly so it is the £62:10 it will say in your letter that you get the income support and the premium which will be around 103 per week then they deduct the carers allowance and that leaves the £45 per week. It's all confusing for me. If you also have Attendance Allowance, PIP or Disability Living Allowance Etc yourself.If you are paid C.A. Scottish Heating and Cold Weather Payments, Employment Support Allowance (Income Related). Always seek professional advice relevant to your circumstances. Sent from my iPhone using Netmums mobile app, Hi. It will be back paid to the date on your form. READ MORE- Carers Allowance rate 2020: Is carers allowance … Change in your childcare situation, continue childcare payments, cohort entry schools and other childcare information. She has A.A at the high rate £89.15 weekly. Do note, while we always aim to give you accurate product info at the point of publication, unfortunately price and terms of products and deals can always be changed by the provider afterwards, so double check first.