Questions and discussions about claiming benefits while living and working in the UK
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I have a question if any one please able to answer. I am british and my wife just got spouse visa till april 2019.
I am working as self employed and my business not doing well. IF i claim working tax credit and housing benefits would its effect my wife visa extension in 2019.
please clear me on that. many thanks
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Claiming WTC in JOINT NAMES won't affect your wife's visa application. Housing Benefit can only be calculated as a single person, not as a couple. Do you have a child/children living with you?
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