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Winter Fuel Payment - How much Winter Fuel Payment will I get?

A Winter Fuel payment is a one-off, tax-free payment of between £100 and £300 made during the winter to help with heating costs, it is made to households with someone over Pension Credit age.

How much Winter Fuel Payment will I get?

See the Winter Fuel Payment information on the GOV.UK website (link opens in a new window) for the rates available. These depend on your age and the age of your partner.

How will I be paid a Winter Fuel Payment?

A Winter Fuel Payment will be paid directly into your Bank, Building Society or Post Office account or by Simple Payment if you are unable to open or manage one of these or a similar account.

The money is normally paid from November and most payments are made by Christmas.

Winter Fuel Payment and other benefits

A Winter Fuel Payment does not count as income when working out your entitlement to other benefits.
 

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