Taxation of the Covid Unemployment Payment.

Is The Pandemic Unemployment Payment Taxable? Yes, Revenue has indicated 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. Jobseekers Benefit is NOT liable to USC […]
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Covid-19 Restart Grants for Small Businesses

There are now several different Business Restart Grants available to help small businesses sole traders and B&Bs with the extra cost of restarting after the Covid lockdown. Enterprise Support Grant The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has announced than the Enterprise Support Grant will be available to assist with the expenses of re-opening […]
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Fuel Allowance Lump Sum Payments 2020 / 2021

Anyone getting the Winter Fuel Allowance has the option to receive the payment in two lump-sum payments instead of weekly.This change was announced in the Autumn of 2017 and will continue until further notice.Previously, the Fuel Allowance had always been paid on a weekly basis.The current weekly rate is  €24.50 but it might be increased […]
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