As introduced in Budget 2021 the following payment increases are to take effect from January 2021;
- Child Benefit
This will increase by €5 per month for children aged 12 and over & by €2 per month for children under 12.
- Fuel Allowance
This will increase by €3.50 to €28 per week.
- Living Alone Allowance
Increasing by €5 weekly to €19
- Island Allowance
To increase by €7.30 from €12.70 to €20 weekly
- Working Family Payment
Weekly income threshold increased by €10 for families with up to 3 children
- Surviving Civil Partner/Widowed Grant
Increasing from €6,000 to €8,000 from 1st January
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