Minimum Wage in 2020

On 1st February 2020 the national minimum wage in Ireland was increased to  €10.10 per hour from €9.80. Normally a minimum wage rise would take place from January 1st – but the Government decided to delay the date of implementation because of fears of a “no -deal” Brexit and it’s effect on the economy. From […]
Continue reading…

 

USC Rates in 2020

Summary of USC Rates in 2020 There were no adjustments announced to the Universal Social Charge (USC) in Budget 2020. But on January 10th 2020 it was announced by the Minister of Finance that there would be a small change to USC in 2020. In 2020 the USC threshold was raised in line with the […]
Continue reading…

 

Social Welfare Increases January 2020

There weren’t too many increases to Social Welfare in Budget 2020 – but most of the increases that were announced will be taking place this month. (January 2020). Details of Social Welfare Increases in January 2020 Jobseeker’s Allowance for people aged 25 will increase by €45.20 a week from €157.80 to €203 . (to bring […]
Continue reading…