If you need to check last year’s Tax Credit rates or Benefit’s, for example, you have a Tax Credit Final Award you want to check then you need to use last year’s Lisson Grove Quick Benefits Calculator. You don’t have to search around for the disk go to File on the Menu Bar and choose “Launch 2012/13 version of the QBC” from the Drop Down Menu. This will mean that you leave the 2013/14 Quick Benefits Calculator. You will get a warning box telling you that you have left this year’s and are now in last year’s QBC. You are now using QB16 rather than QB17.
You can check the year you are in by looking at the Title Bar and the version number on the main screen will say Version 16.20 (A). This was the last version produced in the tax year 2012-13 so you will have all the various benefits rates which were applicable over that year.
For example you will have the different Minimum Wage rates and any different interest rates. You have to make sure that you put the correct dates into the QBC to reflect your claimant’s circumstances. So, for example, if it a question about an overpayment for the period 1st July to 1st Sept – put 1st