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Posted Tue, 03 Jan 2023 17:45:27 GMT by simena
in the tax year 2021/22 i started self employment and got a years support with universal credit declaring monthly earnings and expenses- how is this added to the tax return. i have been told universal credit is not a taxable benefit and therefore this section is a no. please confirm this is correct
Posted Thu, 05 Jan 2023 11:13:31 GMT by Holly Tayloe
I'd also like to know the answer to this. I'm wondering whether I include it in the Any other business income section, which I am not able to enter as £0.
Posted Fri, 06 Jan 2023 15:40:33 GMT by
Hi simena,

Universal Credit is not declared on the return, as it's a non taxable benefit. 

Tax-free and taxable state benefits

Thank you. 

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2023 13:59:00 GMT by HMRC Admin 19
Hi Holly Tayloe,

You do not need to declare Universal Credit on the tax return.

Thank you.

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