Social welfare payments count towards pension income threshold

Jun 24, 2019

Revenue’s Pensions Manual has been amended to advise that the fuel allowance, household benefits package and the telephone support allowance payments by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to individuals may be taken into account in determining the amount of their pension income for the purposes of the guaranteed annual pension income threshold (‘specified income’) for the AMRF (section 784C TCA 1997) and PRSA (section 787K TCA 1997).