Payment of Wages

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) Replaces Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS)

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) introduced by the government on 26th March 2020 is now coming to an end on 31st of August 2020. It will be replaced by the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) which will run until 31st March 2021. Under the EWSS employers will be able to seek wage subsidies for …

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) Replaces Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) Read More »

€65,000 Termination Payment to Employee Not Exempt from Tax-Tax Appeals Commission Decides

Imagine this. You receive €65,000 on the termination of your employment, and you believe it is tax free. Then, the Revenue Commissioners come calling and they claim the payment is taxable. And they decide that, yes, it is taxable and raise an estimate for the taxation. Lately, I have a lot of employees coming to …

€65,000 Termination Payment to Employee Not Exempt from Tax-Tax Appeals Commission Decides Read More »

The Sunday Premium Rate of Pay-How Much Should Be Paid for Working on Sunday?

If you work on Sunday you are entitled to be paid a premium pursuant to section 14 of the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997, 14.— (1) An employee who is required to work on a Sunday (and the fact of his or her having to work on that day has not otherwise been taken …

The Sunday Premium Rate of Pay-How Much Should Be Paid for Working on Sunday? Read More »