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02 October 2019 - News, Payroll Tips & Insights

Small Benefit Exemption – Gifts

Employers can provide employees with a small benefit exemption to a maximum value of €500 once in any tax year. With Christmas approaching, and usually a popular time for giving bonuses, it’s worth ensuring you are up to date on the rules governing this area. The…

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10 September 2019 - Blog, News

New changes to parental leave

New Changes As of September 1st 2019, the Parental Leave Act has introduced some new changes: An extension to the number of week’s parents can take. Previously, parents could take 18 weeks parental leave under the Parental Leave (Amendment) Act 2019. As of September 1ST 2019, this has…

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07 August 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

Relocating to Ireland for Employment

Every individual living, or relocating to Ireland, and in employment needs to have a Personal Public Service (PPS) Number, a unique reference number used to access social welfare benefits, public services, and information in Ireland. State agencies such as the DEASP, Revenue Commissioners and Health Service…

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18 June 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Annual Leave for Part-Time Workers

Whether you work full time or part time you are entitled to annual leave or holidays. Your entitlement should be in your contract of employment and in line with legislation. Calculating Annual Leave Your annual leave entitlement can be calculated using one of these 3 options:…

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31 May 2019 - Blog, Payroll News

GDPR one year Anniversary

One year on what has been the impact? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th, 2018.  These new rules had significant implications for businesses and payroll personnel. GDPR continues to be an ongoing battle for some businesses with the biggest challenges…

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28 May 2019 - Blog, News

Paycheck Plus boasts Global Winning Team

Success at the Global Payroll Awards 2019 Celebrations all round as our C.O.O, Brona Grogan scoops the win for “Global Payroll Manager of the Year 2019” and Niall Clarke brings home “Highly Commended Global Payroll Specialist of the Year 2019”. Having won “In-Country Payroll Provider of…

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07 May 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

Dealing With Poor Performance in Your Team

“Performance review meetings should be more about the future than the past. The focus at every meeting needs to be on how your staff will deliver a high performance. Although problems do need to be fixed, discussing them at length in a review meeting isn’t productive….

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Guide to MyAccount Registration

Register for MyAccount to avoid over-paying tax On the 1st of January 2019 Revenue launched their new PAYE Modernisation system.  Employers now must calculate and report their employees’ pay and deduction in real time, on or before the payment is made. Employers no longer have to…

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08 April 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

New Changes Introduced by Revenue

Payroll is constantly changing and evolving to meet the guidelines set out by Revenue and 2019 has seen some big changes with the introduction of PAYE Modernisation. Below are some of the more significant changes that may be relevant to you. Updated RPNs Due to an…

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29 March 2019 - Blog, Payroll Tips & Insights

Good Friday Entitlements

Easter Bank Holiday Confusion A regular query that we receive around this time of year is: “Is Good Friday a Bank Holiday?” The answer is yes, Good Friday is a Bank Holiday – i.e. it’s a holiday for banks (and some other businesses). However, it’s NOT…

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