For the attention of AFCS/AFIP recipients - Benefit Cap

Discussion in 'Armed Forces Pension Scheme' started by EScotia, Apr 29, 2013.

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  1. [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]From the SPVA website:

    Welfare Reform


    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]All AFCS/AFIP payments are exempt from the Benefit Cap. If you are in receipt of AFCS/AFIP and receive a letter from the DWP saying that the benefit cap threshold has been applied you should contact the benefit cap helpline immediately. The helpline number will be found on your benefit cap notification.[/FONT]
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    The benefit cap team may contact you for evidence of receipt of your AFCS/AFIP award but will ensure that the cap is removed and that you receive any arrears due.

    Welfare Reform Act 2012[/FONT]
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