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Guide to the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme

Published on 11 February 2021

Tax and benefits

Any payments you receive from the scheme do not need to be taken into account when calculating your UK income tax bill. This includes any entitlement to means-tested benefits from the Department for Work and Pensions.

Our guidance document provides more details on this.

It also identifies what to do if you encounter any problems relating to this.

Access the guidance on tax and benefits.