Household Benefits Package

About 400,000 people in Ireland are in receipt of the household benefits package. Pensioners, people with disabilities and carers can claim the allowances.It is worth €580 a year to each claimant and costs the state about €200 million a year. Who Can Claim Household Benefits? Anyone aged over 70 will qualify for the Household Benefits […]
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Broadcast Charge Update

The idea of substituting the TV Licence fee in Ireland with a  “broadcasting charge” for every household was first suggested back in 2012. There was more talk about further investigations in 2013. Currently, we have the Television Licence Fee –  (€160 a year ) which is payable by any household with a television.  This fee […]
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