Working Family Payment (WFP) - SW 22

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You cannot get WFP if you already get:

  • Jobseeker’s Benefit/Allowance
  • Illness/Injury Benefit
  • Partial Capacity Benefit,
  • Farm Assist, or
  • Pre-Retirement Allowance.

Unless you or your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant have employment as an employee for at least 38 hours per fortnight in addition to the following schemes:

  • Tús
  • JobBridge
  • Community Employment Scheme
  • Workplace
  • Gateway, or
  • Rural Social Scheme

You cannot get WFP while on one of those schemes.

You also cannot get WFP if your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant is claiming an increase in respect of you from the above payments or schemes.

Last modified:13/02/2018

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