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You don't have to be related to or live with the person you care for to claim Carer's Allowance.It's extra money each week for you to use as you want or need to.The first 332.50 weekly income enjoyed by a single carer is not assessed under the means test.Where the Carer is in receipt of a pension which is a social welfare pension paid by another State, the €332.50 disregard is applied to any foreign social welfare payment in excess of the maximum Irish State Pension Contributory.
Carer's Allowance - SW 41 The main legislative provisions relating to Carer's Allowance is contained in Chapter 8 of Part III of the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 2005 as amended, (Sections 179 to 186) and in Part 5 of the Third Schedule of that Act (as amended).
The Carer's means are any income the Carer or his/her spouse/partner have e.g.
earnings, an occupational pension or pensions/benefits from another country or an asset such as property (except family home) which could bring in money or provide the Carer with an income.
Any foreign social welfare payment in excess of the maximum Irish State Pension Contributory is treated as income in the means test.
The €665 a week disregard referred to above is applied to this excess.