When I made the claim for Pi P I was under the assumption any award would be backdated to the date of which the claim was made, however upon receiving my awarded I received a back payment from the 8th of December 2014 back to the 3rd of December 2014 when the decision to award the benefit was made.
Find out when you will be considered to be pensionable age at Gov.Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) are extra payments to help with your housing costs. We get an amount of money each year from the Government to spend on DHPs, which is separate from the money we spend on benefits. You can apply for a DHP if you get: However, we only have a limited budget for DHPs, so we cannot pay everyone who applies. This is available through the local Council Tax Support scheme and discretionary reduction for hardship.The Cheshire East Council Tax Support scheme remains unchanged in April 2018.Local Council Tax Support Full regulations 2018-19 (PDF, 1.1MB) Remember – you must tell us if anything changes.UK Complete our online claim form Council Tax Support is usually paid from the Monday following the date we receive your claim form.
If you want it paid from an earlier date you need to put in writing that you want your claim to be backdated and give reasons why you failed to claim earlier.
If you are not happy with our decision, you can contact us to disagree with it in writing or electronically.
DHPs are not payments of benefit and are therefore not subject to the statutory appeals process.
I received my money from them and it was backdated to the 12th September when I first applied for PIP. Regards Hello Shalm2014, I am new here also, and like you I have just received my award for PIP, this was also my first claim, and thank goodness I was successful.
I received my money from them and it was backdated to the 12th September when I first applied for PIP. Regards On new claims, entitlement to PIP exists from the date of claim or the date the qualifying impairments have existed for three months, whichever is later.
The only exception to this is if you are in reciept of dla and are transitioning to pip. But you say you never claimed disability benefits before so you should get the backpay.