Rates of Payment 2016


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Child Benefit

Child Benefit Rates
  Rate per month
This benefit is paid monthly at a rate of
€140.00

Twins – Child Benefit is paid at one and a half times (150%) the normal monthly rate for each child.

All other multiple births – Child Benefit is paid at double (200%) the normal monthly rate for each child.

Family Income Supplement

To qualify for Family Income Supplement (FIS), your average weekly family income must be below a certain amount for your family size.

Family Income Supplement Rates
You have: Your net family income is less than:
1 child
€511
2 children
€612
3 children
€713
4 children
€834
5 children
€960
6 children
€1,076
7 children
€1,212
8 or more children
€1,308

FIS payable is 60% of the difference between your weekly family income (that is, gross taxable earnings less tax, employee PRSI, Universal Social Charge (USC) and any other income your family has) and the income limit that applies to your family size.

Note:
No matter how little you may qualify for, you will still get a minimum of €20 each week.

Guardian's Payment Contributory

Guardian's Payment (Contributory)
  Rate per week
Rate for orphan
€161.00

Guardian's Payment (Non-Contributory)

Guardian's Payment (Non-Contributory)
Weekly means, as assessed by us: Rate per week
Up to €7.60
€161.00
Over €7.60 and up to €10.10
€158.50
Over €10.10 and up to €12.60
€156.00
Over €12.60 and up to €15.10
€153.50
Over €15.10 and up to €17.60
€151.00
Over €17.60 and up to €20.10
€148.50
Over €20.10 and up to €22.60
€146.00
Over €22.60 and up to €25.10
€143.50
Over €25.10 and up to €27.60
€141.00
Over €27.60 and up to €30.10
€138.50
Over €30.10 and up to €32.60
€136.00
Over €32.60 and up to €35.10
€133.50
Over €35.10 and up to €37.60
€131.00
Over €37.60 and up to €40.10
€128.50
Over €40.10 and up to €42.60
€126.00
Over €42.60 and up to €45.10
€123.50
Over €45.10 and up to €47.60
€121.00
Over €47.60 and up to €50.10
€118.50
Over €50.10 and up to €52.60
€116.00
Over €52.60 and up to €55.10
€113.50
Over €55.10 and up to €57.60
€111.00
Over €57.60 and up to €60.10
€108.50
Over €60.10 and up to €62.60
€106.00
Over €62.60 and up to €65.10
€103.50
Over €65.10 and up to €67.60
€101.00
Over €67.60 and up to €70.10
€98.50
Over €70.10 and up to €72.60
€96.00
Over €72.60 and up to €75.10
€93.50
Over €75.10 and up to €77.60
€91.00
Over €77.60 and up to €80.10
€88.50
Over €80.10 and up to €82.60
€86.00
Over €82.60 and up to €85.10
€83.50
Over €85.10 and up to €87.60
€81.00
Over €87.60 and up to €90.10
€78.50
Over €90.10 and up to €92.60
€76.00
Over €92.60 and up to €95.10
€73.50
Over €95.10 and up to €97.60
€71.00
Over €97.60 and up to €100.10
€68.50
Over €100.10 and up to €102.60
€66.00
Over €102.60 and up to €105.10
€63.50
Over €105.10 and up to €107.60
€61.00
Over €107.60 and up to €110.10
€58.50
Over €110.10 and up to €112.60
€56.00
Over €112.60 and up to €115.10
€53.50
Over €115.10 and up to €117.60
€51.00
Over €117.60 and up to €120.10
€48.50
Over €120.10 and up to €122.60
€46.00
Over €122.60 and up to €125.10
€43.50
Over €125.10 and up to €127.60
€41.00
Over €127.60 and up to €130.10
€38.50
Over €130.10 and up to €132.60
€36.00
Over €132.60 and up to €135.10
€33.50
Over €135.10 and up to €137.60
€31.00
Over €137.60 and up to €140.10
€28.50
Over €140.10 and up to €142.60
€26.00
Over €142.60 and up to €145.10
€23.50
Over €145.10 and up to €147.60
€21.00
Over €147.60 and up to €150.10
€18.50
Over €150.10 and up to €152.60
€16.00
Over €152.60 and up to €155.10
€13.50
Over €155.10 and up to €157.60
€11.00
Over €157.60 and up to €160.10
€8.50
Over €160.10 and up to €162.60
€6.00
Over €162.60 and up to €165.10
€3.50
Over €165.10
Nil

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is paid to eligible families to assist with the extra costs when children start school each autumn.

Rates payable in 2016
Rate for each child aged 4 -11                        
€100.00
Rate for each child aged 12 -17 ( See Note 2)
€200.00

Note 2:
This is also paid for children aged 18 - 22 if they are in second level education and for whom a qualified child increase is payable.

 

Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant
Rate
Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant
(a once off payment for a widow, widower or surviving civil partner with a qualified child(ren))

€6,000

Last modified:06/04/2016
 

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