Tax and benefits

Information on how payments from the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme are taken into account for tax and benefits.

Any payments you receive from the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme do not need to be taken into account when calculating your United Kingdom income tax bill, or any entitlement to means-tested benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions. This guidance document provides more details on this and what to do if you encounter any problems relating to this.

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