Policy Document

Amendments to regulations about family allowances

Year

2014

Country

Austria

Topic

Family & Children

Subtopic

Family Allowances

Main implications

Increase of family allowance until the end of the current legislative period.

Benefits & Requirements

Target group

Family

Types of benefits guaranteed by this document

Cash-Benefits

Conditions for accessing the benefit stipulated by this document

From the second year of study, family allowance is only granted for students if they provide a certificate of performance after the first academic year. All other conditions for accessing family allowances remained unchanged.

Amount of the subsidy or contribution granted

Between July 2014 and December 2015, the family allowance is per month: 109.70 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month of birth; 117.30 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of three; 136.20 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of ten; 158.90 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of 19. Between July 2014 and December 2015, the monthly family allowance increases by: 6.70 EUR if the benefit is granted for two children; 16.60 EUR if the benefit is granted for three children; 25.50 EUR if the benefit is granted for four children; 30.80 EUR if the benefit is granted for five children; 34.30 EUR if the benefit is granted for six children; 50.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for seven or more children; 150.00 EUR for each severely disabled child. Between January 2016 and December 2017, the family allowance is per month: 111.80 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month of birth; 119.60 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of three; 138.80 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of ten; 162.00 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of 19. Between January 2016 and December 2017, the monthly family allowance increases by: 6.90 EUR if the benefit is granted for two children; 17.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for three children; 26.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for four children; 31.40 EUR if the benefit is granted for five children; 35.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for six children; 51.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for seven or more children; 152.90 EUR for each severely disabled child. From January 2018, the family allowance is per month: 114.00 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month of birth; 121.90 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of three; 141.50 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of ten; 165.10 EUR for each child from the beginning of the calendar month in which the child reaches the age of 19. From January 2018, the monthly family allowance increases by: 7.10 EUR if the benefit is granted for two children; 17.40 EUR if the benefit is granted for three children; 26.50 EUR if the benefit is granted for four children; 32.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for five children; 35.70 EUR if the benefit is granted for six children; 52.00 EUR if the benefit is granted for seven or more children; 155.90 EUR for each severely disabled child.

Read the Law

Original full text source in native language

Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich Nr. 35/2014

Original full text web source in native language

https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2014_I_35/BGBLA_2014_I_35.pdf

Author

Alexander Wisbauer & Ina Jaschinski
External Consultants

Data collected in the framework of the Population Europe Research Finder and Archive (PERFAR)

Cite as

SPLASH-db.eu (2014): Policy: "Amendments to regulations about family allowances" (Information provided by Alexander Wisbauer & Ina Jaschinski). Available at: https://splash-db.eu [Date of access].