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Did you know ESA

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JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 20 Mar 2013 14:58

Did you know that from now on if you are on ESA sick pay
you now have to pay 20% of your council tax bill
out of your benefit

jax

jax Report 20 Mar 2013 15:03

That must be income related ESA where you get housing benefit and the like?

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 20 Mar 2013 15:31

it must be Jax

a bit like taxing the sick for been sick though

terryj

terryj Report 20 Mar 2013 16:25

if you are on any kind of benefit you are now expected to pay 20% of your council tax

brother in law is on invalidity benefit and was paying interest only on his mortgage with alliance and liecester
now it's santander they are insisting he pays full mortgage extra £100+ a month
then gets letter of council asking for £20 a month towards council tax

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 20 Mar 2013 16:31

I have to pay bedroom tax and now some council tax, it works out about an extra £90 plus a mth I have to find....Im on ESA income related....Think I may have plant a money tree :-S

Jules x

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 20 Mar 2013 18:43

I think we all may have to don our short skirts
on a cold street corner to eat soon ;-) ;-)

and with not many blind driver round here
we may have to starve lol ;-)