Last updated: 14 November 2023

Next review: 14 November 2024

We don't make a deduction if the non-dependant:

  • is under 18
  • is under 25 and gets Income Support or income based JSA or ESA (assessment phase)
  • is under 25, has no earned income and gets Universal Credit
  • is on work-based training for young people and gets a training allowance
  • is a full-time student or student nurse
  • has been in hospital for over 52 weeks
  • is in legal custody
  • usually lives elsewhere
  • is getting Pension Credits
  • is you/your partner’s child, and in the armed forces on operations