Uk News How much winter fuel payment you will get and when you will receive it United Kingdom news

PremierLeague-News.Com - The winter fuel payment, also referred to as a 'heating allowance', is an annual tax-free payment from the Department for Work and Pensions for older people

Uk News How much winter fuel payment you will get and when you will receive it United Kingdom news

PremierLeague-News.Com - The winter fuel payment, also referred to as a 'heating allowance', is an annual tax-free payment from the Department for Work and Pensions for older people

Uk News How much winter fuel payment you will get and when you will receive it United Kingdom news
03 August 2022 - 10:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Soaring inflation and high energy prices have been hitting household wallets hard, leaving many people struggling to keep up.The Government has introduced several support measures to help tackle the cost of living crisis, a including a £400 grant to help people with energy bills from October and a one-off council tax rebate of £150 for households living in council tax bands A-D.A £650 payment is being rolled out to help some of the UK’s most vulnerable households, while people with disabilities may be eligible for a £150 sum.An additional winter fuel payment has also been announced to help pensioners during the colder months.Here’s how it will work.What is the winter fuel payment?The winter fuel payment, also referred to as a “heating allowance”, is an annual tax-free payment from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for older people.Anyone who is eligible can receive £100-300 each year.This year, the Government will give around eight million pensioners an extra £300 to help with the cost of living crisis.Who qualifies for the winter fuel payment?The winter fuel payment will be made available for households that include someone born on or before 25 September 1956.You must also live in the UK for at least one day during the week of 19-25 September 2022.

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.You don’t typically have to apply for the winter fuel payment if you are eligible. You should receive the money automatically.However, if you have not had the payment before, you only need to claim if any of the following apply:You do not get benefits or a state pensionYou only get housing benefit, council tax reduction, child benefit or universal creditYou get benefits or a state pension but live in Switzerland or an EEA countryContact the winter fuel payment scheme online or via phone or post if you wish to enquire further or make changes to your payments.How much will I get?The amount you will get depends on when you were born, your living situation and the type of benefits you receive.Those benefits that can affect your payment are:Pension creditIncome-based jobseeker’s allowance (JSA)Income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)Income supportThe figures below include the additional grant from DWP.People born between 26 September 1942 and 25 September 1956, not on certain benefits:You live alone or with no one else who qualifies – £500You live with someone who also qualifies – £250You live in a care home – £250People born on or before 25 September 1942, not on certain benefits:You live alone or with no one else who qualifies – £600You live with someone under 80 who also qualifies – £350You live with someone over 80 who also qualifies – £300You live in a care home – £300People born between 26 September 1942 and 25 September 1956, and receive at least one of the listed benefits:You live alone or with no one else who qualifies – £500You live with a partner who also qualifies, and either of you gets the benefits – £500 (only one of you gets the payment)You live with someone (not your partner) who qualifies, and either of you gets one of the benefits – £500 (you’ll both get the payment)You live in a care home – £0People born on or before 25 September 1942, and receive at least one of the listed benefits:You live alone or with no one else who qualifies – £600You live with a partner who also qualifies, and either of you gets the benefits – £600 (only one of you gets the payment)You live with someone (not your partner) who qualifies, and either of you gets one of the benefits – £600 (you’ll both get the payment)You live in a care home – £0When will it be paid?Former Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised in the Commons that the winter fuel payment will be with pensioners by autumn 2022.You will get a letter telling you how much you’ll get and an estimated payment date.You should be paid by 13 January 2023 at the very latest.If you do not get your payment, contact the winter fuel payment centre.

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