What to Bring to the Bureau

If you would like us to check that you are receiving the benefits and tax credits to which you are entitled, please bring the following information for everyone living in your home.

  • Dates of birth
  • Employment status (including whether employed or self employed)
  • Number of hours worked
  • Gross income from employment for last tax year – April 6 to April 5 (A P60 form will provide this, or if self employed, last year’s accounts)
  • Gross income for this year. Payslip is preferred. Estimate if self employed
  • If you are receiving benefits at present, please bring all the benefit award letters
  • Child care costs. Please bring something to show that the carer is fully approved along with how much you pay them
  • Investment income. Details of investments and latest interest payments. Bank statements may be the best way to show this
  • Rental agreement or current mortgage repayment
  • Council tax bill