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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Income Tax Changes For Recipients of Pandemic Payments.

PAYE Tax Changes Revenue has made some Income Tax Changes For Recipients of the Pandemic Payments. They have changed the tax basis for all employees that received payments under either the Wage Subsidy Scheme or the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.All affected employees have been moved on to Week 1 basis. Revenue sent notifications to employers to […]
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