Family Income Supplement
Family Income Supplement (FIS) is a weekly tax-free payment available in the Republic of Ireland for families, including one-parent families at work but receiving low pay.....
Frontier Workers becoming unemployed
Under European Union regulations a frontier worker can be defined as someone who lives in one member state and works in another, returning home at least once a week. Therefore people who live in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and work in Northern Ireland (NI) and vice versa are considered frontier workers....
|Frontier Workers - Maternity Benefits|
Generally the member state in which you are working pays any maternity benefit due under EU social security rules. For example, if you are a cross border worker living in the Republic of Ireland and working in Northern Ireland you would claim any maternity benefits from the UK...
|Frontier Workers claiming State Pension|
European Union directives state that frontier workers who have paid social insurance contributions in two or more EEA member states may be entitled to a pension or partial pension from each country awarded on a pro rata basis. This will be decided when they reach State Pension age, taking into account their country of residence.....
|Winter Fuel Grants|
Qualification criteria for entitlements to Fuel Grants in the North and South.....
|Frontier Workers - Working Tax Credit|
Working Tax Credit (WTC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) were introduced in 2003 and are income based credits for people who are in low-paid employment and/or people who have children.A person may qualify for either one or both of these credits depending on their circumstances. Working Tax Credit is similar to Family Income Supplement in the Republic of Ireland.
|Child Tax Credit|
Child Tax Credit is classified as a family benefit and must be available to workers in the UK regardless of residence. Therefore a frontier worker living in the Republic of Ireland and working in Northern Ireland is eligible to apply provided they meet the other qualifying criteria....
|Tax Liability for Frontier Workers|
Tax liability is a significant area of enquiry for the Borderwise project (the joint initiative run by Citizens Advice and the Citizens Information Board) and it is cross-border workers living in Northern Ireland who represent the bulk of resulting enquiries. This is not surprising as the Revenue Commissioners in the Republic of Ireland have put in place an initiative to ease taxation pressures on Cross Border workers with the introduction of trans-border worker’s relief....
|Health Entitlements for Frontier Workers|
Generally, frontier workers are entitled to access health services both where they live and where they work. Therefore a frontier worker living in the Republic of Ireland will be entitled to access health services on either side of the border....
|All Ireland free travel - South|
|All Ireland free Travel - North|
|Changes to Motoring Taxes in the UK|
|Changes to Vehicle Registration Tax|
|Qualifications across borders|
|Business Start Up Grants (South)|
|Business Start Up Grants (North)|
|EU Pet Passport Regulations (South)|
|EU Pet Passport Regulations (North)|