It is wrong for those very well-paid persons not to be means-tested
to some degree as most of the benefits they obtain are just so much loose change to them.
To reduce low-income earners burden of work-related transport expenses, and particularly to encourage them to stay in employment, the Government will put in place a new option of an individually based means-test
. Applicants meeting the personal income and asset limit can apply on their own instead of the members of their household.
This backhander is given to them in spite of the fact that most of them have two or three other incomes and, of course, are not means-tested
as only people on low incomes are means-tested
For the 2019/20 academic year, the amount of full-rate subsidy and half-rate subsidy under means-tested
subsidy are HK$16,800 and HK$8,400 respectively.
Some 38.4 million of them, or 52.1 percent, lived in homes in which someone received welfare: i.e., "benefits from a means-tested
This would mean 70% of Welsh students will be eligible for some form of means-tested
grant support, in addition to a universal PS1,000, with around 35% eligible for the maximum grant.
Families with household incomes of less than PS20,000 would receive the PS1,000 non-means-tested maintenance grant, plus the maximum PS8,100 means-tested
The current system is actually much more efficient than bringing in a complex means-tested
Mick and Jean O'Shea won the huge EuroMillions sum in 2005, but Mr O'Shea still receives pounds 500 a month disability allowance because it is not means-tested
, the Sun reported.
THE Government was today accused of proposing new laws which would condemn disabled children to a life time of means-tested
Given our human nature, practically all of us, once on means-tested
help, will adapt our behaviour to maximise the benefit.
It said this would be worth pounds 8,000 a year, the equivalent of around one third of average earnings and would mean 2m people would no longer need to receive means-tested