Practice News

Sunday Work – Employee Entitlements

13th July 2017

Employment Contracts in relation to Sunday Work: Where an employee is required to work on a Sunday it should be specifically stated in their contract of employment, otherwise it may be fairly assumed that Sunday is a rest day, as per the Organisation of Working Time Act. Compensation in relation to Sunday Work: The Act…

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Childcare Package – September 2017

27th June 2017

Childcare Package – Parents of kids under 3 now qualify for up to €1,040 a year towards Childcare: Earlier this summer, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone, announced that More Affordable Childcare will begin from this September as part of a €19 million investment in childcare, which she secured in the budget.…

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UPDATE: PAYE Modernisation

12th June 2017

What is PAYE Modernisation? From 1st January 2019, whenever Irish employers pay their employees, a file must be submitted (electronically) to Revenue containing details of these payments. The contents of this file are similar to the details currently submitted in the annual P35, however, unlike the annual P35, this file must be submitted each pay…

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Application Forms – Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance

6th June 2017

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) helps you meet the cost of uniforms and footwear for children going to school. You (the parent or guardian) must be getting certain social welfare payments or taking part in training, employment or adult education schemes and your child/ren must be aged between 4 and 17…

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2nd June 2017

NEW SERVICES FOR PAYE ANYTIME (MY ACCOUNT) You will now be able to do all your PAYE business online in myAccount which can be accessed on all mobile devices and also from our RevApp which is available to download free from the App Store, Google Play Store and Windows Store. You can: Manage your tax 2017:Claim/update…

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Time to Grow your Business – Here’s How (Tip 1)

1st June 2017

Tip 1 – Open another Location This might not be your best choice for business expansion, but it’s listed first because that’s what often comes to mind first for so many entrepreneurs considering expansion. Make sure your maintaining a consistent bottom-line profit in your business and that you’ve shown steady growth over the past few…

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Irish firms top the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland

5th May 2017

An Post, Kerry Group and Bord Bia have topped the Ireland RepTrak 2017 study of the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland. Aldi, Lidl, Google, Boots, Tourism Ireland, Aer Lingus, and Super Valu make up the remaining top ten positions. The results are based on the perceptions of more than 4,500 respondents who completed The […]

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Tax Tip: EII Scheme

16th February 2017

EII Scheme – Employment and Investment incentive The Employment and Investment incentive (EII) scheme is an income tax relief for investments in certain types of company. The scheme gives investors an income tax deduction on investments up to a maximum of €150,000 in a tax year. You initially get relief at 30% with a further…

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Round Towers GAA Club Kildare Town Presentation:

9th February 2017

Round Towers GAA club Kildare Town Presentation: Frank McMahon Chairman of Round Towers GAA club Kildare Town presents a framed medal marking the centenary of the Easter Rising to Michelle Kemmy the manager of Kildare Town Credit Union. The medal was presented to participants in the Round Towers GAA 5k run and fun run last…

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Paternity Benefit

31st August 2016

Paternity Leave Entitlement: With effect from 1 September 2016, new parents (other than the mother of the child) are entitled to paternity leave from employment or self-employment following birth or adoption of a child – see ‘Rules’ below for who is eligible. The Paternity Leave and Benefit Act 2016 provides for statutory paternity leave of…

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