USC Rates in 2019

Summary of USC Rates in 2019 As expected there were some adjustments to the Universal Social Charge (USC) in Budget 2019 . These new  USC rates and bands apply from January 1st 2019 The 4.75%  rate of the Universal Social Charge will be cut to 4.5% . (This is the rate on incomes between €19,300 […]
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Christmas Bonus Payment 2018 : Pensions and Welfare

As confirmed in Budget 2019  – A Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid in the first week of December 2018 to pensioners and long term welfare recipients. (Note: The Christmas bonus should not be confused with the annual  “double week” of welfare and pension payments made just before Christmas. This is where one week’s […]
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