IRELAND 23 September 2018
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Mean testing is a procedure carried out by a number of state agencies to validate entitlements to various state and local authority schemes. Information gathered usually relates to an applicant's financial status at a point in time. This report presents the findings of an examination that looked at the scope for simplification and rationalisation of means testing, both to reduce the costs of implementing means tests and to reduce the burden of testing on applicant for entitlement.