The rules for backdating vary depending on age and circumstance: You can claim for a backdated period if: , from the date we receive your request, if you can give good reason why you did not apply sooner.
The good reason must apply over the full period for which you want backdating.
some examples are: • the death of a close relative• being in hospital or seriously ill• being wrongly advised by a person who should have known better, such as council staff, the Citizens Advice Bureau, a social worker, DWP staff• language difficulties• being unable to manage your affairs and not having anyone to help you You can request backdating online For us to work out how much you will be entitled to, you will need to give us proof of your income, savings and rent for the period you want to claim.
Once you have made your backdating request, we will make a decision based on the information you have given us. If we refuse your request for backdating, we will send you details of how to appeal.
You'll pay all tolls electronically using a toll tag and avoid waiting in line to pay cash tolls.
If this is the first time you have received a violation, open a Fas Trak account and we will waive the violation penalty amount so that you only pay the toll.If you or you partner are over the qualifying age for Pension Credit, and qualify for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction (or both), we can backdate your award up to 3 months before the date you made your claim (as long as you were entitled for that period).If you are over the qualifying age for Pension Credit and you are entitled from a date before you claimed, we will give you your award automatically.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).Make sure your tag is properly mounted and that you don't have a special metal oxide window or other metal obstruction such as an overhead rack.