Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

The closure of businesses, because of Covid-19 , affected thousands of workers in Ireland. To help people who had lost income, the government introduced the Pandemic Unemployment Payment. It has become known as the PUP No more claims for the PUP will be accepted after July 7th 2021 How Much is the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment […]
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Taxation of the PUP Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Is The Pandemic Unemployment Payment Taxable? Yes, Revenue has confirmed that it will treat the PUP Pandemic Unemployment Payment as taxable income . Jobseekers Benefit is taxable and has been for years. We expect the taxation of the Covid unemployment payment to be done in a similar way. PUP is NOT liable to USC or […]
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Stay and Spend Incentive

Back in July, as part of a Stimulus Plan , the government announced the “Stay and Spend” Incentive Scheme. The stay and spend incentive is an income tax credit that can be claimed on expenditure on accommodation, food and non-alcoholic drinks. It applies to spending between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021. Taxpayers can […]
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