Changes to Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Changes to Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Revenue have now issued confirmation of key changes made to the Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme as announced by Minister of Finance, Paschal Donohoe. Who does this apply to? This will apply to all those earning up to €500 per week / €31,000 approx. per year and...
Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

What is it? It will be operated by employers through their payroll system, therefore ensuring employees will be in receipt of the subsidy payment along with their weekly employer contribution of wages, with effect from 26th March 2020. What are the key elements? Where...
Minimum Wage Increase 2020

Minimum Wage Increase 2020

As of 1st February, as set out in the National Minimum Wage Order 2020, Ireland’s minimum wage has increased to €10.10 per hour or part thereof, based on age of employee. Source citizensinformation.ie Calculating hourly rate As stated in the National Minimum Wage...
Home Renovation Incentive

Home Renovation Incentive

The Home Renovation Incentive Scheme (HRI) was implemented in October 2013 and was originally available for homeowners to apply until 31st December 2015. Subsequently, the scheme was extended in December 2014 to include all homeowners, including landlords and finished...
Did you recently get married? If may pay to let Revenue know!

Did you recently get married? If may pay to let Revenue know!

Once you are married, it may be worth contacting your local tax office to advise them, as you may be due a tax refund! In the year of marriage, both partners are treated as single people, if the result of your assessment as single people is greater than the tax you...
Flat Rate Expenses

Flat Rate Expenses

Do you qualify for Flat Rate Expenses in relation to your profession? Flat Rate Expenses are employment expenses claimable depending on the profession you are in. To ensure you claim this entitlement if available to you,  check out Revenue’s list of qualifying...