Budget 2008 - Recognising Carers

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  • Rates of payment for all carers up by €14 per week.
  • Carer's income disregard will increase to €665 per week for a couple.
  • Respite Care Grant will be €1,700 from June 2008.
  • Earnings threshold for Carer’s Benefit to increase by €12.50 to €332.50 per week.

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Last modified:25/11/2008

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