Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook 2019 / 2020

A comprehensive guide to all welfare benefits and tax credits

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CPAG’s Handbook provides comprehensive, reliable information on all welfare benefits and tax credits. 

This edition gives comprehensive advice about entitlement in 2019/20

It includes new and updated information on:

    • who can claim benefits and tax credits
    • the introduction and implementation of universal credit
    • disability and incapacity benefits, and the work
    • capability assessment for employment and support allowance
    • dealing with benefit sanctions
    • challenging decisions, backdating, overpayments, income and capital, and national insurance provisions
    • the new bereavement support payment

Tactical guidance is included throughout to help navigate the complexities of the system and enforce your rights.

Fully indexed and cross-referenced to law, regulations, official guidance, and court, Upper Tribunal and commissioners’ decisions, it is an essential resource for claimants, advisers, local authority staff and lawyers.

Additional information:

Also available as a fully linked and referenced online guide.


Child Poverty Action Group
30 Micawber Street
N1 9PF

Phone: 020 7837 7979
Website: http://www.cpag.org.uk
Email: info@cpag.org.uk
Fax: 020 7837 6414

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