This process is not backdating, it is what the law says must happen when you apply.
This rule also applies to men over pension credit age but less than aged 65 who are NOT in receipt of Income Support, Job Seeker’s Allowance (Income based) or Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related).
For more information on what benefits you're entitled to, try the entitled to benefits calculator.
Read on, or click on the links below for more information: Carer's Allowance can usually only be backdated for a maximum of three months if you claim it within three months of a decision to award a qualifying benefit to the person you care for.
While it is technically accurate, it is not historically accurate.
Additional confusion comes into play when, on some screens, the begin and end dates show appropriately (July 7th and 9th, respectively), but on others, such as the Gantt chart closed tasks report, it looks like we've missed a deadline.
Having the ability to make the "completion date" the same as the "end date" in certain circumstances would provide numerous opportunities for us to be more accurate with our project tracking and, indeed, the information that we provide to our clients.
You can also challenge a decision not to backdate Carer's Allowance if your request is refused.Housing Benefit is normally awarded from the Monday after the day you made your claim.Sometimes we can pay benefit from an earlier date if you have a good reason (good cause) for not claiming sooner.If you have not reported a highway issue to us before you should report this to us via our dedicated Report it Tool.You can also check an existing highway query by reference number, postcode or by location.If you are over pension credit age, the law requires us to automatically treat your claim for Housing Benefit as being made 3 months before we actually received your claim.