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TOPIC: Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!!

Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!! 7 months 3 weeks ago #199799

Gill

Unsurprisingly for ESA the letter is badly worded, but the key word is "credit".

Gordon

Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!! 7 months 3 weeks ago #199824

Many thanks for that guys, it really helps, or explains what I though it was.

So I guess now, since I already have a full 35 years of pension credits for a full pension, I will go Self Employed, and do nothing, each month I'll pay the reduced NI Stamp as I'll be on low earnings "Nothing" then at least in a few years times I'll have the NI Stamps that's needed to make a successful claim, (in their eyes)
As being 60, and unable to work ,I'm just amazed at how the benefit system has detreated to such an extent that people can be left to struggle on, having a very un-happy life when they become un-fit to work.
As said I am lucky I have a little to fall back on, and I'd love to work again as being a prisoner in your own home kills me. I can see why no one "Saves" anymore as it goes against you, when it comes to trying to claim anything, should you have an accident.

Thanks for all the help you have given

Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!! 7 months 3 weeks ago #199849

Gill

I don't think it will be that easy, I believe that there is a minimum income that you will need to have to qualify to purchase Class 2 Contributions.

Gordon

Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!! 7 months 2 weeks ago #200269

ok ,so iam a carer, do any national insurance stamps get paid alongside my name .

Your not entirled to ANYTHING !!! 7 months 2 weeks ago #200291

crystal mark wrote: ok ,so iam a carer, do any national insurance stamps get paid alongside my name .


If you are receiving Carers Allowance or the Carers Credit then you will receive NI Credits that count towards a full State Pension, if you are not any benefit for being a carer then you will not receive any Contributions or Credits.

Gordon
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