Category Archives: Allowances

Budget 2016 (ROI)

Title: Budget 2016 Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money_and_tax/budget_2016.html The Internet, Online, 19/10/2015 Sample Text Budget 2016 was announced on 13 October 2015. The main Budget changes that may affect people living in Ireland are set out … Continue reading

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Rent Supplement 2015 – For Welfare Recipients & Workers

Title: Rent Supplement Author: Ireland, Department of Social Protection Full Text & Source: http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/SWA—Rent-Supplement.aspx The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 The purpose of Rent Supplement is to provide short term income support to assist with reasonable accommodation costs of eligible people living … Continue reading

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Child Benefit Rates 2015 ROI

Child Benefit is a monthly payment for each qualified child normally living with you and being supported by you. A qualified child is: a child under age 16, or a child aged 16 or 17 who: is in full-time education, … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights Ireland – Search Online

Title:  Citizens Information Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text: Social Welfare Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Child Benefit, Rent Supplement, One Parent Family Payment, Family Income Supplement, … Continue reading

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GP Visit Cards

Title: GP Visit Cards Author: Citizens Information Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/health/entitlement_to_health_services/gp_visit_cards.html The Internet, Online,10/3/2015 If you do not qualify for a medical card you may be eligible for a GP Visit Card. A GP Visit Card allows you to … Continue reading

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Worksheet: How to calculate your Family Income Supplement

Title:Worksheet: How to calculate your Family Income Supplement Author: Citizens Information Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/reference/worksheets/worksheet_how_to_calculate_your_family_income_supplement.html Worksheet Family Income Supplement (FIS) is a weekly tax-free payment available to married or unmarried employees with children. To qualify for FIS, your average … Continue reading

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Back To School Allowance

Title: Back To School Allowance Author: Ireland, Dept. Of Social Protection Full Text & Source:http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Back-to-School-Clothing-and-Footwear-Allowance.aspx The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text Changes in 2014 In 2014 the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is no longer paid to children … Continue reading

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