Benefits - report a change in your savings or capital

Use this form to:

  • tell us about a change in your savings or capital

You must tell us about a change in your savings or capital within one month of the change. If you don't, you may have to pay money back or you may not get all the money you're entitled to.

To fill in this form, you'll need to provide:

  • your contact details
  • National Insurance number
  • claim reference number
  • details of what has changed
  • statements or passbooks from your bank, building society and Post Office accounts for the last 2 months
  • certificates or documentation for any other investments or capital, including:
    • Premium Bonds or National Savings certificates
    • PEPs, ISAs, or TESSAs
    • annuities
    • shares, stocks or unit trusts
    • land or property owned - other than your main residence
    • funds to pay for funeral costs
    • any other capital savings or investment

There is currently no save functionality on this form. Please be prepared to complete the form in one session.

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We process, analyse and use your data in a range of ways to better understand what our customers need and to improve the way in which the council delivers your services.
Find more information about how we use your data in our privacy and data notice.

Housing Benefit

You are not eligible for housing benefit if your total capital is more than £16,000. Unless you or your partner receives Guarantee Credit from the Pension Service.

Council Tax Reduction

If you're of pensionable age, you're not eligible for Council Tax Reduction if your total capital is more than £16,000. Unless you or your partner receives Guarantee Credit from the Pension Service.

If you're working age, you're not eligible for Council Tax Reduction if your total capital is more than £6,000.

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