Factsheets | CPAG


Tax credits - the basics

April 2021
If you are already getting tax credits, you can continue to get them as long as you meet the basic conditions.

Universal credit for lone parent students

April 2021
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Rights to benefits and tax credits for European nationals

April 2021
This factsheet gives an overview of the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members to access benefits and tax credits following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU).

Universal credit and students

April 2021
This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Financial help in the early years

April 2021
This factsheet outlines the financial help available from pregnancy to school age.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2021
This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

Benefits for new refugees

April 2021
This factsheet is for people who have been granted refugee status, indefinite leave to remain, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave – as long as one of these applies to you, you have the same rights to benefits as UK nationals.

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to Scottish child payment.

Tax credits: moving on to universal credit

January 2021
This factsheets covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.