For further information on the Minimum Income Standard research of the VPSJ, to access research reports, and to consult detailed budget and income tables for model household types visit our site.

The Money Advice & Budgeting Service (MABS) offers advice on money management and is the only free, confidential, independent and nonjudgmental service for people in debt, or in danger of getting into debt, in Ireland.

The Society of the St Vincent de Paul, the largest voluntary, charitable organization in Ireland, works for social justice and provides practical support and services for people in need.

Free Legal Adice Centres (FLAC) is an organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all. It currently concentrates its work on four main areas: Legal Aid, Social Welfare, Credit & Debt and Public Interest Law.

FLAC campaigns on a range of legal issues but also offers some basic, free legal services to the public.

The Citizen's Information website is an excellent resource providing information on public services and entitlements in Ireland. It provides accessible information on tax liability and social welfare entitlements.

The Department of Social Protection website provides downloadable information on all social welfare benefits and payments.

The Revenue site provides detailed information on Income Tax, PRSI and the Universal Social Charge.