A deposit may be applicable. The final account will be dated the day of the cremation/burial and will be posted approximately seven (7) days after the cremation/burial.
If the account is not paid within 14 days from the invoice date an additional administration fee of $368.00 (inc gst) is payable unless otherwise arranged. Penalties for late payment may be charged.
If death was by accident, ACC may be able to help out.
We can help you talk with agencies such as Work and Income who may provide a funeral grant, based on your level of assets and income.
Other entitlements are possible too, including grants for ex-service personnel and their families.