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Bereavement Payment

Bereavement Payment is a tax-free lump sum of £2,000.

You can claim Bereavement Payment if:

  • your civil partner, husband or wife paid National Insurance contributions
  • you were under State Pension age when they died or your wife, husband or civil partner was not entitled to Category A State Pension when they died.

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