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Coimisiún na Meán has been established as the new media regulator for online safety, television broadcasting and video on-demand services.

If you have worked in the UK and have gaps in your National Insurance record, you can pay voluntary contributions to help you qualify for the UK state pension. You have until 31 July 2023 to pay voluntary contributions to make up for gaps between 2006 and 2016. After this date, you will only be able to pay contributions to cover the previous 6 years.

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The schedule for the Leaving Certificate 2023 has been published by the Department of Education. 

Renewals for the Student Grant Scheme in 2023-2024 are now open.  

Applications for the Primary school transport scheme are open and will close on 28 April 2023.  

The threshold for the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme has changed from 50% to 30%. 

If you are a driver of a small public service vehicle (SPSV), you may be able to get a grant to buy a new electric vehicle

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Your rights when you travel by train  

Your rights when you travel by bus or coach 

Local Authority Home Loan  

Summer education programme  

Managing your money when you return to Ireland  

Rent tax credit 

Help to buy scheme  

Contract of employment 

Brexit and you 

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The Benefits and Taxes 2023 wallchart is now available

This large-format quick-reference wallchart summarises rates of payment in 2023 for social welfare payments and taxes.

It includes social welfare payments for jobseekers, carers and older people along with rates for child and family payments such as Child Benefit, Working Family Payment and the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance. It gives income limits for the medical card and GP visit card and financial information on tax bands, tax reliefs and tax credits including the Rent Tax Credit.

It is also available in a booklet format.