Working Family Payment (WFP) is an in-work payment which provides additional income support to employees on low earnings with children. In order to qualify for WFP, an applicant must have a qualified child and be engaged in full-time paid employment as an employee for not less than 38 hours per fortnight.
To qualify for Working Family Payment a person must be in employment working a minimum of 38 hours per fortnight as defined in legislation Article 175 of S.I 142/2007.
Working family payment for the person concerned was due for renewal on 4 July 2019. From the information provided and our records at the time of renewal the person concerned did not meet the condition of being in employment for a minimum of 38 hours per fortnight and the claim was disallowed.
The person concerned has appealed the decision and the file has been referred to the Appeals Office.
I trust this clarifies the matter.