Budget 2005 - Rates of Payment


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Budget 2005 Rates of Payment

RATES OF PAYMENT

 

Weekly Personal Rate

Qualified Adult Allowance

Each Child

Maximum Weekly Rates

Present

New

Present

New

Full Rate

Social Insurance Payments

Retirement/Old Age (Contributory) Pension

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 80

167.30

179.30

*111.50

*119.50

19.30

- aged 80 and over

173.70

185.70

**129.20

**138.50

19.30

Widow's/Widower's (Contributory) Pension/Deserted Wife's Benefit

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

140.30

154.30

 

 

21.60

- aged 66 and under age 80

167.30

179.30

 

 

21.60

- aged 80 and over

173.70

185.70

 

 

21.60

Invalidity Pension

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 65

140.30

154.30

*100.10

*110.10

19.30

- aged 65 and under age 80

167.30

179.30

**129.20

**138.50

19.30

- aged 80 and over

173.70

185.70

 

 

19.30

Carer's Benefit/Constant Attendance Allowance

149.70

163.70

 

 

16.80

Diablment Pension

165.90

179.90

 

 

 

Disability/Unemployment/Health & Safety/Injury Benefit

134.80

148.80

89.40

98.70

16.80

Death Benefit

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

163.60

177.60

 

 

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

171.70

183.70

 

 

 

- aged 80 and over

173.70

185.70

 

 

 

Social Assistance Payments

 

 

 

 

 

Old Age (Non-Contributory) Pension

 

 

 

 

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

154.00

166.00

101.80

109.70

16.80

- aged 80 and over

160.40

172.40

 

 

16.80

Blind Pension

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

134.80

148.80

*89.40

*98.70

16.80

- aged 66 and under age 80

154.00

166.00

**101.80

**109.70

16.80

- aged 80 and over

160.40

172.40

 

 

16.80

Widow/Widower's (Non-Contributory) Pension / Deserted Wife's / Prisoner's Wife's Allowance

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

134.80

148.80

 

 

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

154.00

166.00

 

 

 

- aged 80 and over

160.40

172.40

 

 

 

Carer's Allowance

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

139.60

153.60

 

 

16.80

- aged 66 and over

157.80

169.80

 

 

16.80

One-Parent Family Payment

 

 

 

 

 

- under age 66

134.80

148.80

 

 

19.30

- aged 66 and over

154.00

166.00

 

 

19.30

Pre-Retirement/Disability Allowance

134.80

148.80

89.40

98.70

16.80

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

134.80

148.80

89.40

98.70

16.80

Unemployment Assistance

134.80

148.80

89.40

98.70

16.80

Farm Assist

134.80

148.80

89.40

98.70

16.80

Other Social Welfare Allowances

 

 

 

 

 

Maternity/Adoptive Benefit

 

 

 

 

 

- Minimum rate

151.60

165.60

 

Note:
* under 66
** 66 or over

Orphan's Pension/Allowance

107.00

121.00

 

 

Child Benefit

Number of Children

Present Monthly Rate

New Monthly Rate

 

1 child

131.60

141.60

2 children

263.20

283.20

3 children

428.50

460.50

4 children

593.80

637.80

5 children

759.10

815.10

6 children

924.40

992.40

7 children

1,089.70

1,169.70

8 children

1,255.00

1,347.00

 

Family Income Supplement (FIS)

Family Size

Present Income
Limit

New Income
Limit

 

1 child

407.00

446.00

2 children

433.00

472.00

3 children

458.00

497.00

4 children

483.00

522.00

5 children

515.00

554.00

6 children

541.00

580.00

7 children

562.00

601.00

8 children or more

584.00

623.00

FIS is calculated at 60% of the difference between net weekly income (ie gross pay less Tax, Employees PRSI, Health Contribution, Superannuation) and the income limit for your family size.

 


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Last modified:25/11/2008
 

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