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# One Parent Family

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Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today
Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.
Shared parenting "penalised" as single parents receive 2014 tax credit certs
Tax credits for single parents are now only available to one parent regardless of custody arrangements.
One-parent families hit by Budget tax changes
The One-Parent Family Tax Credit was previously available to parents who shared custody of a child but now only one parent will receive the credit.
More than 8,500 anonymous tips-offs about welfare fraud so far this year
Savings of nearly €345 million have been made so far this year as a result of more than 350,000 reviews of social welfare claims. The numbers of people making anonymous reports is on the increase.
One-parent family allowances to be cut next month
The state benefits paid to parents bringing up their children will be cut from April 27, recipients are told.