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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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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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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, 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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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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02 May 2018 - Blog, News

What impact will the GDPR have on payroll personnel and how to prepare | PaycheckPlus Payroll Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Payroll Compliance The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect May 25th 2018 replacing the current data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. New rules will come into force that will have significant implications on…

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07 November 2017 - Blog, News

HMRC Student Loan Plan update

HMRC Student Loan plan thresholds set to increase April 6th 2018 will see the UK’s HMRC Student Loans thresholds increase. Currently, until April 5th 2018, the Plan 1 loan threshold is £17,775 while the Plan 2 threshold is £21,000. In the next UK tax year (i.e….

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25 October 2017 - Blog, News, Payroll Tips & Insights

Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme

Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme and what to expect The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, recently announced an expected date for the long discussed auto enrolment pension scheme – it’s anticipated that it will be up and running by 2021. But what is auto enrolment, why is it being…

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16 October 2017 - Blog, News

Rebrand Announcement

Big news! We have rebranded… After more than a decade in operation, we’ve just hit the refresh button on the Paycheck Plus brand. We’re so excited to bring to you our refreshed brand after months of planning and hard work. While we’ll always have a strong…

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