What is backdating options

29-Jan-2018 04:09

For more information on what benefits you're entitled to, try the entitled to benefits calculator.Read on, or click on the links below for more information: Carer's Allowance can usually only be backdated for a maximum of three months if you claim it within three months of a decision to award a qualifying benefit to the person you care for.

However, in extreme cases you may be able to get legal help to challenge the decision in court.You must specifically request that your Carer's Allowance claim is backdated, and you must have satisfied all the rules for claiming Carer's Allowance during the backdating period.