Pension and Welfare Payment Arrangements June Bank Holiday

Department of Social Protection – payment arrangements for June Bank Holiday 2021 All Socal Welfare offices will be  closed on Bank Holiday Monday,  7th June 2021Banks and Post Offices will also be closed on 7th June. If your welfare or pension payment is due to be paid at a post office on Monday 7th June, […]
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Back to School Allowance 2021

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is a one-off, means-tested payment. It is aimed at helping families with the extra costs of children starting school each autumn. How Much Is It ? €150 for each eligible child aged 4-11 on or before 30 September 2021 €275 for each eligible child aged 12-22 on […]
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Welfare Payment Arrangements for Easter 2021

Over the Easter holidays, there will be some changes to welfare benefit and state pension payment arrangements. These Welfare Payments Easter 2021 dates have been confirmed by Social Welfare. Post Offices will be open until 1pm on Good Friday 2nd April 2021Post Offices will be closed on Saturday 3rd April and Easter Monday 5th April […]
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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 How Much is the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment ? The Covid-19 PUP was initially €203 a week when it began […]
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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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