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Back to School Allowance 2023

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 The Back To School Allowance in ...
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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 PUP was closed ...
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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 ...
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All Welfare Payments To Be Paid Weekly Again.

At the start of this Covid crisis - all social welfare and state pension payments were changed from weekly to fortnightly to try and reduce visits to Post Offices. You can read more about that here. In May ...
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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 ...
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Mortgage Payment Holidays

The COVID-19 pandemic will affect the incomes of many Irish households. Mortgage payments are usually one of the biggest household expenses and many people will struggle to make the payments if their income is reduced.All the banks in ...
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