Self employment and benefits - What benefits can I claim if I am self employed?

If you or your partner are working, or thinking of starting work, as a self employed person you might qualify for welfare benefits to top up your income.

What benefits can I claim if I am self employed?

When it comes to working out which benefits you are eligible for and how much you might get, the same rules usually apply whether you work for an employer or are self employed. However, it can be a little trickier working out your hours and earnings if you are self employed.

The best way to work out what benefits you can claim is to use our Benefits Calculator.

Reviewed: April 2022



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