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Pension and benefit information

For pension and benefit information check out the Pension Service website or go straight to the sections by clicking on the links below. Also check out the Department for Work and Pensions website or go to the Pensions and Retirement section of UK Online. The Pensioners' Guide, Scottish Version, provides a summary of help available for older people.

The UK Government has a number of measures aimed at improving the income of older people.

These include:

If you require information about tax issues the Inland Revenue produces a series of leaflets which may be of help.

These are:

For more information check out the Inland Revenue website or telephone your local tax office. You will find their address and number in the phone book.