Declaration of Salaries and Allowances by Senator Jillian van Turnhout for 2012
SenatorsAmount per full calendaryearfor SenatorsComment Salary & allowances received bySenator Jillian van Turnhout inperiod 1 Jan 2012
€23,383 per annum
forIndependent SenatorsIn case of Senators who aremembers of a party, the
amount is €
46,766 for firstfive Senators and then
€23,383 for each
Senatorthereafter. This is paid totheir party leader.Tax free. Paid monthly withsalary.
12,953I returned the unspentportion of this allowancefor the year 2012 on30/1/2013. Thisamounted to
430 (asgift to the State).Special SecretarialAllowanceChoice between staff member or vouchedallowance for staff orcombination of both
Salary scale €23,180
Point on scale determined by HRDept in Houses of the Oireachtas.I opted for a staff memberand publicly advertisedthe job in September2011. 119 applicationsreceived. 7 interviewed bymyself and one other.Successful applicant hadno prior relationship withme.
Senator Jillian Van Turnhout
Seanad Éireann Income subject to tax (Salary plus Group Leaders Allowance)
,621Seanad Éireann Allowances not subject to tax (TAA, PRA and Party Leaders Allowance)