EWSS or PUP?

Trying to decide if it is better for you to claim EWSS or get your employees to claim PUP? If the business has remained open and the employees are still working albeit sorter hours, eg restaurant which is still serving takeaway, employees cannot claim PUP. EWSS can be claimed If the business is closed and the employees have been temporarily … Read More

Employment Wage subsidy Scheme 4

Covid 19

It was announced on 19 October 2020 that Ireland will be placed on level 5 of the Plan for living with COVID-19 from midnight Wednesday 21st October. As a result, the COVID-19 Pandemic Employment Payment (PUP) will be increased.  The EWSS is also being amended to align with the amendment to PUP until the end of January 2021. This means that there will … Read More

Dummies Guide to Payroll in Ireland

Setting up a company Payroll in Ireland for the first time? Finally got to the stage when you can afford to pay an employee and perhaps even yourself but don’t know where to start? Firstly, WELL DONE It’s a huge achievement to be at the stage that you can afford to pay yourself and others. For the novice, running a … Read More

Multi Factor Authentication Security

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As of 15th September 2020 we have implemented multi factor authentication as an optional security enhancement for all users. Multi-factor authentication is an electronic authentication method in which a computer user is granted access to a website or application only after successfully presenting two or more pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism: knowledge, possession, and inherence.  Wikipedia Multi factor … Read More

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme 3

Covid 19

If you had employees who weren’t eligible for TWSS you may be able to claim the EWSS Sweep back for them for July and Aug. This includes any new employees. Revenue request that you complete a Sweepback CSV Template with the following information. Revenue employer registration number PPSN of the relevant employee Employment ID of the relevant employee On the … Read More

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme 2

Covid 19

EWSS is about to go live for 1st of September. At the start of August we sent a message about the new support, this is a quick reminder before the first of the September payrolls start happening. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues so to do the changes in Government supports available to businesses. Below we outline information from the July … Read More

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme 1

Covid 19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues so to do the changes in Government supports available to businesses. Below we outline information from the July Stimulus package regarding the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme. Latest overview The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) was signed into law on the 1st Aug 2020. This is a support paid directly to employers and will fully replace … Read More

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme 5

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Q2 has been a bumpy ride, with more changes likely on the horizon with the new Government now in place. The COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme moved from the transitional stage to the Operational stage on the May 4th and has been extended to the 31st of August 2020. The Pandemic Unemployment Payment had been extended to the 10th of … Read More

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme 4

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The operational phase of the COVID-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme began on the May 4th.The main differences between Transition and Operational phases are. Revenue have issued a CSV file containing the subsidy details for all employees currently employed by the company on the 1st of May 2020. These details were previously determined by the employer. Revenue will refund the exact … Read More

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme 3

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As ever, new items to report and clarifications to be made.Revenue have published Version 3 of their Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme document. You can find that in the Hot Topics section of the Revenue website. It is worth reading, particularly for accountants and payroll advisers.Key clarifications in Version 3 and from our meeting with Revenue today are: For March … Read More