Ferret's Surplus Earnings Reckoner
Apologies - an error in compilation caused an incorrect threshold date to be used in the version of the reckoner before 26th May 2020. Please reassess any examples.
Do you have current claim for UC in payment?
Date of this new claim
Are you claiming as a couple?
Is this your first claim as this couple?
Did either of you have a previous UC award (either as a single person or as a member of a couple)?
Was this as single or couple
Maximum Universal Credit, in that claim
Unearned Income, in that claim
Work Allowance, in that claim
Total earned Income in last assessment period of that claim
attributable to Joint, Self or Ex-partner
Were you a victim of domestic violence? (See reg 98)
in last AP
Partner earnings in last AP
Maximum Universal Credit
Have you, or your partner (if any),
been assessed as having a 'limited capability for work'?
Are you responsible for a child under 16 or a young person in non-advanced education under 20?
Does your UC claim include an amount for housing costs?
Minimum Income Floor - Not applying in 2020 /2021
See Ferrets's MIF Reckoner
£2,500 buffer has been extended for benefit year 20 / 21
Surplus Earnings Adjustment
Actual Earnings - period 1
Earned Income - New claim period 1
Original Surplus Earnings
Total earned income for UC
Surplus earnings carried
UC payable in period 1
Actual Earnings - period 2
Earned Income - New claim period 2
UC payable in period 2
Actual Earnings - period 3
Earned Income - New claim period 3
UC payable in period 3
Actual Earnings - period 4
Earned Income - New claim period 4
UC payable in period 4
Actual Earnings - period 5
Earned Income - New claim period 5
UC payable in period 5
Actual Earnings - period 6
Earned Income - New claim period 6
UC payable in period 6
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