means-tested


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means-test

(mēnz′tĕst′)
v. means-test·ed, means-test·ing, means-tests
1. To apply a means test to or require a means test for (a governmental program, for example).
2. To subject to a means test: The board means-tests all applicants for rent control.
Translations

means-tested

[ˈmiːnzˌtɛstɪd] adjbasato/a sul reddito
the grant is not means-tested → la borsa di studio non dipende dal reddito
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para]]The average monthly participation rate in major means-tested programs increased from 18.
It s important families are aware they may also be eligible to have 50 per cent of their child care costs covered up to $7500 by the non means-tested Child Care Rebate.
If you are on means-tested benefits or low income, however, you may not have to pay.
The current system is actually much more efficient than bringing in a complex means-tested bureaucratic system.
The only principle really is that there will always need to be a judicious mixture of universal and means-tested benefits.
I declared the win to the authorities at the time, but it doesn't matter as it's not means-tested.
The new system will provide a flat level of support, which is greater than the amount people currently receive through the basic state pension and means-tested pension credit.
A means-tested benefit is now viewed by many young people - though of course not all - as though it were a pension to draw for life until a job comes along.
But a system reliant on means-tested benefits simply does not work.
Recipients of other means-tested state benefits, all traditionally linked to the September RPI, can look forward to similar stingy improvements - unless Mr Alistair Darling, Social Security Secretary, can deliver a change in Government policy when he announces next April's up-ratings later this month.
Established in 1980 by the Conservative Government, the scheme was put in place to assist parents with the cost of fees at independent schools on a means-tested basis.
The enduring sense of grievance felt by people who have been careful for their whole life and find their savings means-tested away is very strong.