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Funeral Payment - What is a Funeral Payment?

Find out more about Funeral Payments.

What is a Funeral Payment?

A Funeral Payment is to help with funeral costs that you are responsible for if you’re on a low income and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging.

How much you get depends on your circumstances and if you qualify.

You do not have to repay a funeral payment, although it can be recovered from the estate of the person who has died.( if they have one)

Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Age Rules: There are no specific age rules

Taxable: No

Which Agency: JobCentre Plus

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