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15 March 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

Employment Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2018

What do the changes to employment legislation mean to me? The Employment Misc. Provisions Act 2018 came into effect on the 4th of March 2019 outlining several changes being made to already existing legislation. There are five key changes being made to existing Acts which are:…

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14 March 2019 - Blog

St. Patrick’s Day Public Holiday Entitlement

Is St. Patrick’s Day a Public Holiday? St. Patrick’s Day IS a public holiday which this year falls on a Sunday. If you work full-time you are immediately entitled to a public holiday benefit. Which benefit is the choice of your employer and can be one of the…

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25 February 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

How do you claim health expenses?

The Med 1 is no longer available. Health expenses are claimed through your tax return form. You can claim relief on health expenses after the year has ended. You should wait for your P60 statement to arrive before claiming. You must also wait for the P60…

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01 February 2019 - Blog, Tip of the Month

Are your employees ready for PAYE Modernisation?

What is ‘myAccount’ and how do I prepare for PAYE Modernisation on January 1st, 2019? Revenue will be launching their new PAYE Modernisation project on 1st January 2019. It will involve the most significant reform of the PAYE system since its introduction in 1960. Employers will…

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16 November 2018 - News

Simple, quick and tax free employee Christmas gift

Are you looking to reward your employees with a bonus? Treat them to a Paycheck Plus Perfect Card! To assist employers and HR personnel to compliantly reward their staff tax-free, we introduced our Prepaid Gift Card – the perfect employee Christmas gift. Under the existing Benefit-in-Kind…

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09 October 2018 - Blog, Payroll News

Budget 2019 Highlights for Employers and Employees

Budget 2019 Highlights Budget 2019 for Businesses Corporation Tax: the corporation tax rate will remain at 12.5%. VAT: the VAT rate for tourism and hospitality sector will increase from 9% to 13.5%. There will be no change to VAT for newspapers and sporting facilities, although VAT…

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09 October 2018 - Blog, News, Tip of the Month

How Paycheck Plus can help you with the upcoming PAYE Modernisation Changes and what you need to do.

Paycheck Plus can help with the upcoming PAYE Modernisation Changes PAYE Modernisation is coming into effect on 1st January 2019 and will change the way Revenue Commissioners manage payroll taxes with Employers and Employees. As a valued client of Paycheck Plus we will be helping you…

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29 August 2018 - Payroll Tips & Insights

PAYE Modernisation Seminar

PAYE Modernisation Seminar and Key Information for Payroll Professionals. We are delighted that we were joined by Sinead Sweeny, the PAYE Modernisation Change Manager from the Revenue Commissioners, and Rachel Cody, Senior Business Development Manager at Payslip, at our PAYE Modernisation Information Evening. For convenience and to…

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28 July 2018 - Payroll Tips & Insights

PAYE Modernisation | Payroll Event

Update: the PAYE Modernisation Information Evening was held 02/08/2018. For an update on this PAYE Modernisation payroll event, including videos providing particularly useful “how-to” guides / information for payroll professionals, visit: PAYE Modernisation Seminar. PAYE Modernisation Information Evening. We are delighted to have Sinead Sweeny, the…

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01 July 2018 - Blog, News

Marriage tax benefits

Marriage tax benefits – an overview of your options, deadlines and what you need to do Now is the time of year that many couples will be tying the knot. According to, September is the most popular month for same sex marriages but July and…

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