Child Benefit can be claimed by an individual who is responsible for bringing up a child who is either under 16, or under 20 if they stay in approved education or training. With the coronavirus pandemic having an impact on many people’s personal finances, plenty of families may be wondering when their next payment will be.
Only one person is able to get Child Benefit for a child.
Once it’s been claimed, it’s usually paid every four weeks, and this is on a Monday or a Tuesday.
However, it may be that this payment schedule differs for some, as some people can have the money paid weekly.
Gov.uk explains that people may be able to get the weekly payment if they’re a single parent or they’re getting certain other benefits, such as Income Support.
How is Child Benefit paid?
A person is able to get the money paid into any account, although this is apart from a Nationwide cashbuilder account (sort…