Targeted towards families having an annual income from a gainful occupation and with children below 23 years of age living within their household.
The benefit of this initiative is to encourage the unemployed to join the workforce as well as assists the following categories:
• single parents in employment who earned more than €6,600 and less than €17,312 during 2019
• ** married couples with both parents in employment whose collective income during 2019 was greater than €10,000 but less than €24,812 and
• couples where only one is in employment, whose earnings during 2019 ranged from €6,600 to €17,312.
** the income of one of the spouses must be over €3,000
The In-Work Benefit computation is issued quarterly in January, April, July and October with the first payment being made in April and the last payment is issued during the last week of January of the following year.
Applications can be received by hand at district offices, located across Malta and Gozo. One can opt to use the online application form by clicking here.