Rates of Payment 2013


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Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Transition) and State Pension (Contributory)

You can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows, if your personal rate is based on:

  • a yearly average of 20 or more contributions, if you reach pension age
    for State Pension (Contributory) on or before the 31 August 2012.
  • a yearly average of 24 or more contributions, if you reach pension age
    for State Pension (Transition) on or before the 31 August 2012.
  • a yearly average of 48 or more contributions, if you reach(ed) pension
    age on or after 1 September 2012 for State Pension (Contributory).

 

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings

Age 65 or
under
Rate per week

Age 66 or
over
Rate per week

— Up to €100
€153.50
€206.30
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€146.50
€196.90
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€139.50
€187.50
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€132.50
€178.10
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€125.50
€168.70
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€118.50
€159.30
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€111.50
€149.90
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€104.50
€140.50
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€97.50
€131.10
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€90.50
€121.70
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€83.50
€112.30
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€76.50
€102.90
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€69.50
€93.50
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€62.50
€84.10
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€55.50
€74.70
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€48.50
€65.30
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€41.50
€55.90
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€34.50
€46.50
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€27.50
€37.10
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€20.50
€27.70
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€13.50
€18.30
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€6.50
€8.90
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

For claims made on or after 6 April 2001 and up to 31 August 2012

If you are getting State Pension (Contributory) where your personal rate is based on a yearly average of 15 - 19 contributions, you can get an increase for your qualified adult as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week

Age 66 or
over
Rate per week

— Up to €100.00
€115.10
€154.70
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€109.80
€147.60
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€104.50
€140.50
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€99.20
€133.40
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€93.90
€126.30
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€88.60
€119.20
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€83.30
€112.10
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€78.00
€105.00
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€72.70
€97.90
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€67.40
€90.80
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€62.10
€83.70
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€56.80
€76.60
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€51.50
€69.50
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€46.20
€62.40
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€40.90
€55.30
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€35.60
€48.20
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€30.30
€41.10
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€25.00
€34.00
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€19.70
€26.90
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€14.40
€19.80
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€9.10
€12.70
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€3.80
€5.60
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

 

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

For claims made on or after 6 April 2001 and up to 31 August 2012

If you are getting State Pension (Contributory) where your personal rate is based on a yearly average of 10 - 14 contributions, you can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week

Age 66 or
over
Rate per week

— Up to €100.00
€76.80
€103.20
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€73.30
€98.50
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€69.80
€93.80
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€66.30
€89.10
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€62.80
€84.40
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€59.30
€79.70
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€55.80
€75.00
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€52.30
€70.30
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€48.80
€65.60
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€45.30
€60.90
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€41.80
€56.20
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€38.30
€51.50
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€34.80
€46.80
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€31.30
€42.10
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€27.80
€37.40
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€24.30
€32.70
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€20.80
€28.00
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€17.30
€23.30
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€13.80
€18.60
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€10.30
€13.90
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€6.80
€9.20
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€3.30
€4.50
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

For claims made before 6 April 2001

If you are getting State Pension (Contributory) where your personal rate is based on a yearly average of less than 20 contributions, you can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€123.00
€154.70
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€117.20
€147.60
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€111.40
€140.50
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€105.60
€133.40
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€99.80
€126.30
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€94.00
€119.20
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€88.20
€112.10
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€82.40
€105.00
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€76.60
€97.90
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€70.80
€90.80
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€65.00
€83.70
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€59.20
€76.60
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€53.40
€69.50
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€47.60
€62.40
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€41.80
€55.30
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€36.00
€48.20
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€30.20
€41.10
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€24.40
€34.00
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€18.60
€26.90
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€12.80
€19.80
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€7.00
€12.70
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€1.20
€5.60
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

You can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows, if your
personal rate is based on:

  • a yearly average of 40 - 47 contributions, if you reach pension age on
    or after 1 September 2012 for State Pension (Contributory).
Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€146.00
€196.00
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€139.30
€187.00
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€132.60
€178.00
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€125.90
€169.00
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€119.20
€160.00
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€112.50
€151.00
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€105.80
€142.00
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€99.10
€133.00
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€92.40
€124.00
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€85.70
€115.00
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€79.00
€106.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€72.30
€97.00
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€65.60
€88.00
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€58.90
€79.00
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€52.20
€70.00
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€45.50
€61.00
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€38.80
€52.00
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€32.10
€43.00
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€25.40
€34.00
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€18.70
€25.00
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€12.00
€16.00
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€5.30
€7.00
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

You can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows, if your
personal rate is based on:

  • a yearly average of 30 - 39 contributions, if you reach pension age on
    or after 1 September 2012 for State Pension (Contributory).
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€139.00
€186.00
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€132.60
€177.40
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€126.20
€168.80
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€119.80
€160.20
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€113.40
€151.60
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€107.00
€143.00
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€100.60
€134.40
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€94.20
€125.80
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€87.80
€117.20
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€81.40
€108.60
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€75.00
€100.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€68.60
€91.40
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€62.20
€82.80
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€55.80
€74.20
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€49.40
€65.60
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€43.00
€57.00
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€36.60
€48.40
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€30.20
€39.80
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€23.80
€31.20
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€17.40
€22.60
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€11.00
€14.00
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€4.60
€5.40
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

If you reach pension age on or after 1 September 2012 

You can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows, if your
personal rate is based on:

  • a yearly average of 20 - 29 contributions, if you reach pension age on
    or after 1 September 2012 for State Pension (Contributory).
Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€130.00
€175.00
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€124.00
€166.90
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€118.00
€158.80
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€112.00
€150.70
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€106.00
€142.60
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€100.00
€134.50
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€94.00
€126.40
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€88.00
€118.30
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€82.00
€110.20
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€76.00
€102.10
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€70.00
€94.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€64.00
€85.90
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€58.00
€77.80
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€52.00
€69.70
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€46.00
€61.60
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€40.00
€53.50
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€34.00
€45.40
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€28.00
€37.30
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€22.00
€29.20
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€16.00
€21.10
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€10.00
€13.00
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€4.00
€4.90
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

If you reach pension age on or after 1 September 2012

If you are getting State Pension (Contributory) where your personal rate
is based on a yearly average of 15 - 19 contributions, you can get an
increase for your qualified adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€100.00
€134.00
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€95.40
€127.80
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€90.80
€121.60
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€86.20
€115.40
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€81.60
€109.20
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€77.00
€103.00
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€72.40
€96.80
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€67.80
€90.60
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€63.20
€84.40
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€58.60
€78.20
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€54.00
€72.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€49.40
€65.80
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€44.80
€59.60
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€40.20
€53.40
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€35.60
€47.20
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€31.00
€41.00
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€26.40
€34.80
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€21.80
€28.60
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€17.20
€22.40
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€12.60
€16.20
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€8.00
€10.00
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€3.40
€3.80
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for Qualified Adult rates for State Pension (Contributory)

If you reach pension age on or after 1 September 2012

If you are getting State Pension (Contributory) where your personal rate
is based on a yearly average of 10 - 14 contributions, you can get an
increase for your qualified adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€61.00
€83.00
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€58.20
€79.20
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€55.40
€75.40
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€52.60
€71.60
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€49.80
€67.80
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€47.00
€64.00
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€44.20
€60.20
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€41.40
€56.40
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€38.60
€52.60
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€35.80
€48.80
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€33.00
€45.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€30.20
€41.20
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€27.40
€37.40
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€24.60
€33.60
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€21.80
€29.80
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€19.00
€26.00
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€16.20
€22.20
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€13.40
€18.40
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€10.60
€14.60
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€7.80
€10.80
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€5.00
€7.00
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€2.20
€3.20
— Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for a Qualified Adult rates for Invalidity Pension

If you are getting Invalidity Pension, you can get an increase for your qualifed adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Age 65 or
under
Rate per week
Age 66 or
over
Rate per week
- Up to €100.00
€138.10
€206.30
- From €100.01 to €110.00
€131.90
€196.90
- From €110.01 to €120.00
€125.50
€187.50
- From €120.01 to €130.00
€119.30
€178.10
- From €130.01 to €140.00
€113.00
€168.70
- From €140.01 to €150.00
€106.70
€159.30
- From €150.01 to €160.00
€100.50
€149.90
- From €160.01 to €170.00
€94.20
€140.50
- From €170.01 to €180.00
€87.90
€131.10
- From €180.01 to €190.00
€81.60
€121.70
- From €190.01 to €200.00
€75.40
€112.30
- From €200.01 to €210.00
€69.00
€102.90
- From €210.01 to €220.00
€62.80
€93.50
- From €220.01 to €230.00
€56.60
€84.10
- From €230.01 to €240.00
€50.30
€74.70
- From €240.01 to €250.00
€44.00
€65.30
- From €250.01 to €260.00
€37.70
€55.90
- From €260.01 to €270.00
€31.50
€46.50
- From €270.01 to €280.00
€25.20
€37.10
- From €280.01 to €290.00
€18.90
€27.70
- From €290.01 to €300.00
€12.70
€18.30
- From €300.01 to €310.00
€6.30
€8.90
- Over €310.00
Nil
Nil

Increase for a Qualified Adult (IQA)

If you are getting one of the payments listed below, you may get an increase for your qualified adult.

Illness Benefit, Jobseeker's Benefit, Occupational Injury Benefit, Health and Safety Benefit, Incapacity Supplement, Disability Allowance ( see note below) , Jobseeker's Allowance ( see note below) , Pre-Retirement Allowance ( see note below) and Farm Assist ( see note below)

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€124.80
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€119.80
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€114.80
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€109.10
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€103.20
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€97.50
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€91.70
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€85.90
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€80.10
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€74.20
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€68.50
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€62.60
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€56.90
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€51.00
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€45.30
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€39.50
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€33.70
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€27.90
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€22.10
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€16.30
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€10.50
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€4.70
— Over €310.00
Nil

Note:
In the case of these four schemes, this table applies only to certain claims made prior to 26 September 2007.

Illness or Jobseeker's or Health and Safety Benefit only

If you are getting a reduced rate of Illness or Jobseeker’s or Health and Safety Benefit, you can get an increase for your qualified adult, as follows:

Increase for Qualified Adult
Qualified Adult gross weekly income or earnings
Rate per week
— Up to €100.00
€80.90
— From €100.01 to €110.00
€77.30
— From €110.01 to €120.00
€73.50
— From €120.01 to €130.00
€69.90
— From €130.01 to €140.00
€66.20
— From €140.01 to €150.00
€62.50
— From €150.01 to €160.00
€58.80
— From €160.01 to €170.00
€55.10
— From €170.01 to €180.00
€51.40
— From €180.01 to €190.00
€47.80
— From €190.01 to €200.00
€44.00
— From €200.01 to €210.00
€40.40
— From €210.01 to €220.00
€36.80
— From €220.01 to €230.00
€33.00
— From €230.01 to €240.00
€29.40
— From €240.01 to €250.00
€25.70
— From €250.01 to €260.00
€22.00
— From €260.01 to €270.00
€18.30
— From €270.01 to €280.00
€14.60
— From €280.01 to €290.00
€10.90
— From €290.01 to €300.00
€7.30
— From €300.01 to €310.00
€3.60
— Over €310.00
Nil
Last modified:08/03/2013
 

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