Saturday, 20 October 2018 | Admin
All parents and guardians of children who are under the ages of 16 in Ireland are entitled to claim a child benefit payment from the state.
If you have twins the child allowance is paid at one and half times the monthly rate for each child. For triplets and other multiple births then the child benefit payments are paid at double the normal monthly rate for each child.
All child benefits are tax free.
How much is the child benefit in Ireland?
Child Benefit is €140 per month for each child.
Child Benefit rates for 2018
|Number of Children ||Child Benefit payment |
|One Child ||€140 |
|Two Children ||€280 |
|Three Children ||€420 |
|Four Children ||€560 |
|Five Children ||€700 |
|Six Children ||€840 |
|Seven Children ||€980 |
|Eight Children ||€1,120 |