From 20 March 2017 Energy Supplement is changing
This change will only affect some customers.
Customers on income support payments aren’t affected.
How you’re affected depends on when you started getting the supplement and with which payment or card.
You don’t need to do anything. The change will happen automatically. If you’re affected you’ll get a letter.
|Your FTB||Your Energy Supplement|
|Eligible as of 19 September 2016||Will continue unless there’s a break in your eligibility for FTB|
|Become eligible between 20 September 2016 and 19 March 2017||Will stop on 20 March 2017|
|Became eligible from 20 March 2017||You won’t be eligible|
|Eligible for FTB and receiving an income support payment||You’ll keep getting it with your income support payment, it isn’t affected. Energy Supplement paid with your FTB may be affected. It depends on when you started getting your FTB|
|Your CSHC||Your Energy Supplement|
|Eligible as of 19 September 2016||Will continue unless there’s a break in your eligibility for CSHC|
|Claimed CSHC from 20 September 2016 and within 6 weeks of your income support payment stopping||Will continue unless there’s a break in your eligibility for CSHC|
|Claimed CSHC from 20 September 2016 and more than 6 weeks after your income support payment stopped||Will stop on the 20 March 2017|
|Claimed CSHC from 20 March 2017||You won’t be eligible, unless you’re moving to a CSHC from an income support payment that stopped less than 6 weeks before claiming|
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