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How can I apply for the 250.00 for burial expenses. How can

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How can I apply for the 250.00 for burial expenses.
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Customer: How can I apply for the 250.00 burial lexpense
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: no my husband passed away recently Edgar Bowen 7/22/1932 passed 11/13/2017. I,m Catherine Bowen 8/10/38 (born) married 7/25/1980. 2485 Lindsay L, Florissant, MO 63031(###) ###-#### Thank you
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Social Security Expert: PDtax, CPA firm owner replied 21 days ago
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Social Security Expert: PDtax, CPA firm owner replied 21 days ago

For information about this $255 death benefit lump-sum payment, contact your local Social Security office or call 1-***-***-**** ( TTY 1-***-***-****).

Social security has posted a very good summary on its web site of what to do to apply. You have to prove death, and your relationship to the deceased, with documents. So you must go to a social security office with those documents to apply. I suggest you make copies of the documents they advise you to bring when you call.

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/ifyou7.html is the link.

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