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This booklet gives the rates of payment from the Department of Social Protection. It also contains the percentage rates of pay-related social insurance (PRSI) contributions for employees, employers and for self-employed people.
Tugann an leabhrán seo liosta dos na rátaí íocaíochtaí a chuireann an Roinn Coimirce Sóisialaí ar fáil. Chomh maith leis sin taispeánann sé na rátaí árachais sóisialaigh pá-choibhneasa (ÁSPC) a bhaineann le fostaithe, fostóirí agus daoine atá féin-fhostaithe.
For information booklets, application forms and more information on social welfare services:
Please note that the tables contained in this booklet for some of the means-tested payments are not exhaustive and the relevant rate should be checked with the section of the Department dealing with that payment.
The information in this booklet is correct at the time of going to publication.
Note: The rates charged for using 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.
Income for PRSI purposes Share-based renumeration Pension Contributions Officeholders Income of €100 or lessOccupational PensionsPRSI Classes B, C, and D PRSI exemption on low earnings/income Employee's PRSI–Free Allowance Contributions for self-employed people Voluntary contributions PRSI contribution rates:
State Pension (Non-Contributory) State Pension (Contributory) State Pension (Transition) Widow's/Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Contributory) PensionDeath BenefitBereavement Grant
Jobseeker's Benefit Jobseeker's Allowance One-Parent Family Payment Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s Non-Contributory Pension Deserted Wife’s Allowance Basic Supplementary Welfare Allowance Farm Assist Pre-Retirement Allowance Deserted Wife’s Benefit Maternity Benefit Adoptive Benefit Health and Safety Benefit Redundancy Payments Scheme Insolvency Payments Scheme
Community Employment Programme Rural Social Scheme Tús Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Short-Term Enterprise Allowance Part-time Job Incentive Scheme JobBridge Back to Education AllowancePartial Capacity Benefit
Illness Benefit Invalidity Pension Disability Allowance Blind Pension Respite Care Grant Carer's Benefit Carer's Allowance Domiciliary Care Allowance Injury Benefit Medical Care Scheme Disablement Benefit Constant Attendance Allowance Incapacity Supplement
Child Benefit Family Income Supplement Guardian's Payment (Contributory) Guardian's Payment (Non-Contributory) Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant
Electricity Allowance Gas Allowance Telephone Allowance Free Television LicenceFuel Allowance
State Pension (Transition)State Pension (Transition) and (Contributory)
Increases for Qualified Adult (current rates)