Budget 2007 - Supporting Older People


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  • Special increase of €23.70 per week for QAAs aged 66 and over of State Pension (Contributory), State Pension (Transition) and Invalidity Pension, in order, over the next three years, to bring those QAAs up to the level of the State Pension (Non-Contributory) (January 2007)
  • Provide for the qualified adult’s entitlement to the QAA for the duration of entitlement of a State Pensioner
  • Pay the QAA directly to the qualified adults of State Pensioners (September 2007)
  • Increased upper ceiling for entitlement to tapered QAA payments by €30, from €250 to €280 per week
  • Increase of €10.70 per week for State Pension (Contributory) and State Pension (Transition) QAAs aged under 66
  • Increase of €11.90 per week for State Pension (Non-Contributory)
  • Increase of €14.30 per week for Invalidity Pension QAAs aged under 66
  • Increase of €13.30 per week for all other QAA payments (January 2007)

(The above increases apply to full rate payments and there are proportionate increases for recipients of reduced rate payments.)


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Last modified:25/11/2008
 

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