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Where do I claim funeral expenses toward a death benefit?

Where do I claim the funeral cost?

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Where do I claim funeral expenses toward a death benefit?

Sorry, but funeral expenses are not an eligible deduction and cannot be claimed on any tax returns. 

The CPP Death Benefit is a payment made that is supposed to help with funeral expenses for a deceased CPP contributor. This is a taxable benefit that must be reported by the surviving spouse or common-law partner of the deceased; or the next-of-kin of the deceased.

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-death-benefit.html

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Where do I claim funeral expenses toward a death benefit?

Sorry, but funeral expenses are not an eligible deduction and cannot be claimed on any tax returns. 

The CPP Death Benefit is a payment made that is supposed to help with funeral expenses for a deceased CPP contributor. This is a taxable benefit that must be reported by the surviving spouse or common-law partner of the deceased; or the next-of-kin of the deceased.

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/publicpensions/cpp/cpp-death-benefit.html

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