Common payslip

This image below of a common payslip may be different to your own payslip, however it should provide some guidance as to where you can find the information required to complete your Working Family Payment application.

Before you proceed with your Application, please take a few minutes to familiarise yourself with the information below which is required to complete the Pay details section of the application process

  1. Employer registration number
  2. Total number of insurable weeks
    Please enter the total number of insurable weeks, as per your payslip, that you have worked in this job, in this calendar year. Please note, this figure may not be the same as indicated on your payslip if you have changed jobs or your tax situation has changed in this calendar year.
  3. Deductions from pay
    These include USC, Employee (EE) PRSI and PAYE (tax). Your payslip will provide weekly and year-to-date (YTD) figures. Only enter year-to-date figures on your WFP application.
  4. Year-to-date figures for USC, employee PRSI, PAYE
    This is where year-to-date figures maybe displayed on your payslip
  5. Year-to-date figures for Taxable Pay and Gross Pay
    Your Taxable Pay will always be equal to or less than your Gross Pay. Your Gross Pay will always be equal to or greater than your Taxable Pay