Tuesday 28 March 2017

John Walshe : Suspicions linger that many don't actually need aid

John Walshe

GRANTS are usually decided on the basis of the previous year's income.

For most PAYE taxpayers it is a straightforward process. If they are under the income threshold, their children qualify. If they are over, then it is tough luck.

Generally, a family with one child in college will not get a full grant if it has a net income of more than €41,110 a year.

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