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Universal Credit (UC) income and capital - Universal Credit (UC) income: Unearned income

This guide explains more about the rules relating to income and capital for Universal Credit (UC)

Universal Credit (UC) income: Unearned income

Most unearned income which you could use to meet your living costs will be taken into account in full, so your maximum Universal Credit award will be reduced by £1 for every £1 of unearned income.

Benefit income taken into account:

Updated: October 2021

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