Back to School Allowance 2020

Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is a one off , means-tested payment aimed at helping families with the extra costs when children start school each autumn. The back to school allowance for each eligible child aged 4-11 on or before 30 September 2020 is […]
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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

With thousands of workers in Ireland affected by the closure of businesses , pubs and other hospitality venues – there are large numbers of out of work staff claiming income supports . Employers can find details of the new Wage Subsidy Scheme Here This is to help employers retain staff on the payroll who may […]
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Payments of COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has been doing a difficult job coping with the massive demand for the emergency COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment . Well Done to all Welfare Staff Payments It was announced that The first COVID-19 for claims made between 13 –19 March were paid to customer’s bank accounts or […]
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Taxation of the Covid Unemployment Payment.

Is The Covid Unemployment Payment Taxable? Yes, Revenue has indicated that it will treat the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment as taxable income . Jobseekers Benefit has been taxable for years – so we expect the Covid payment to be treated by Revenue in a similar way. Jobseekers Benefit is NOT liable to USC or PRSI […]
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