The payment is to help people across the country with their costs over the festive period and will be paid into the bank accounts of those eligible automatically.Millions of people on benefits are set to get some extra cash in the bank this Christmas.Individuals who are eligible for particular benefits will receive the Christmas reward from the Government in December. This PS10 payments is intended to assist with expenses over the holiday season and will be transferred to the bank accounts of those who are qualified automatically.The Tax-free holidaybonus is typically paid out during the first day of December.Christmas Gift. The bonus doesn’t have to be paid back, according to Wales Online. This is everything you need to be aware of about the bonus and whether you’ll be eligible for it.
Who is eligible to receive an extra Christmas reward?
To qualify for your bonus offer, you have to reside within either the UK, Channel Island, Isle of Man or Gibraltar during the week of qualifying. Also, you must receive at minimum one of these benefits during the qualifying week, which is usually the first week in December:Adult Disability Payment.Armed Forces Independence Payment. Attendance.Allowance. Carer’s Allowance. Child Disability Payment. Constant Attendance Allowance. A contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance (once the primary part of the benefit two week warning supermarket has been established after the first 13 weeks of the claim). Disability Living Allowance. Incapacity Benefit at a long-term cost. Industrial. The Death Benefit (for widows and widowers). Mobility Supplement. Pension Credit is the guarantee component. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
State Pension Severe Disability Benefit (transitionally safeguarded). Unemployment Additional Allowance or Supplement (paid in accordance with Industrial Injuries or War Pensions schemes). War Disablement Pension at State Pension age. War Widow’s Pension
Widowed Mother’s Allowance. Widowed Parent’s Allowance. Widow’s Pension. If you’ve not been able to claim the State Pension and you aren’t qualified for one of the other benefits you won’t be eligible for the Christmas bonus.
How do I claim?
There is no need to take any action – you’ll receive the PS10 money directly to you. If you believe that you are entitled to receive it, however, you haven’t yet received it, call The Jobcentre Plus office which is responsible for your payments, or you can contact the pension Service.
What happens to my spouse?
If you’re in a couple who is married, an civil partnership, or living as if you were and both have one of the benefits that qualify, you’ll both receive the Christmas bonus. If your civil partner is not eligible for any of the benefits qualifying for but they still qualify for the Christmas bonus.