For a high number of companies these are exceptionally challenging times. There have been several announcements from both the Department of Finance (Revenue) and also the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) in the past 48 hours and below we outline what options are now available. Business as usual - employees to be paid as normal and payroll information submitted to Revenue. Business has cut back on employees hours substantially - employees can apply for Short Time Work support https://www.gov.ie/en/service/c20e1b-short-time-work-support Employees to be laid off (temporarily or otherwise). Employees contract is ceased and the employee applies for Job Seekers Allowance via the DEASP directly - there is a delay in processing and funds being paid(possibly weeks) Employees to be kept on the payroll via Employer Covid 19 Refund scheme. Employees contract remains open. Employees apply for Job Seekers Allowance via the DEASP and in the interim are paid €203 by the employer who
The minimum wage will increase on the 1st of February 2020 from €9.80 to €10.10. There will also be a corresponding increase in the Class A employers PRSI threshold.
Public holidays are complicated. Who is entitled to them? What exactly are the entitled to? We give you some of the basic rules that cover most employees.
How to account for paid-in-advance holiday pay that spans two tax years.
How to build pay runs for a new year.
New 2020 RPNs' are available for download from Revenue.