Can I still get JSA if I work part-time?

It is possible to claim JSA while working part-time so long as you work for under 16 hours per week. If you are claiming Income-based JSA for yourself and your partner, your partner can work, but only under 24 hours per week.

How much can you earn before it affects your JSA?

The amount of Jobseeker’s Allowance you get when working If you claim for yourself, you can earn £5 a week before we reduce the Jobseeker’s Allowance payments we make to you. If you claim for yourself and your partner, you can earn £10 a week before we reduce your Jobseeker’s Allowance payments.

How many hours can I work while on Jobseekers Allowance?

A job seeker may be required to accept a job of less than 15 hours a week providing the work is suitable, and supplement this work with job search for suitable work of 15 hours a week. A job seeker working MORE than 15 hours a week may leave this job to accept an offer of paid work of 15 hours a week without penalty.

Can I earn money while on Jobseekers Allowance?

Under the income test applied to the JobSeeker payments, you can earn up to $104 per fortnight pre tax, before your payment is affected. For income above $254 per fortnight your payment reduces by 60 cents until you reach the cut-off threshold.

How much is JSA new 2020?

If you’re eligible for new style JSA, you can get a ‘personal allowance’ each week of up to: £59.20 if you’re 18 to 24. £74.70 if you’re 25 or over.

Do I have to pay back JSA?

The Department for Work and Pensions ( DWP ) will write to you telling you how this works. You do not need to pay this money back, and it will not affect the amount of Universal Credit you get.

What can I claim if I work 15 hours a week?

Benefits if I work less than 16 hours a week

  • Income Support. Income Support can provide extra help towards the cost of living if you’re on a low income.
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance.
  • Employment and Support Allowance.
  • Child Tax Credit.
  • Child Benefit.
  • Housing Benefit.
  • Council Tax Reduction.

How much is JSA a month?

£59.20 if you’re 18 to 24. £74.70 if you’re 25 or over.