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The ITAS Accounting blog brings you the latest Irish tax news and finance news, including the latest Revenue updates, amendments to legislation, tax deadline reminders, tax tips, business tips and more.

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS)

Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS)

TWSS was in effect from 26th March to 31st August 2020 to provide much needed support to over 66,500 employers in maintaining over 664,000 employeeโ€™s during the pandemic. Revenue has now provided TWSS reconciliation information to most employers who participated in...

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Dependent Relative Credit

Dependent Relative Credit

A taxpayer may claim dependent relative credit for maintaining a relative or spouse at their own expense. This relative may be incapacitated by old age or infirmity or a widowed parent. This relative is not required to be living in Ireland to qualify. This tax credit...

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VAT Rate reverts to 23%

VAT Rate reverts to 23%

From today, 01st March, the vat rate will revert back to 23%. Due to the pandemic, the VAT rate was reduced to 21% for 6 months. Unfortunately, the Government have confirmed this will not be extended and from 01st March, businesses need to now apply the 23% rate to...

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๐‘๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ฎ๐ž ๐ž๐ฑ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‘๐“๐ƒ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ญ๐ก ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

๐‘๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ฎ๐ž ๐ž๐ฑ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‘๐“๐ƒ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ญ๐ก ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

The VAT Return of Trading Details (RTD) is being updated to reflect the temporary change in the VAT rate from 23% to 21% on 1 September 2020. The revised RTD will be available from 10 February 2021 and the filing date of the RTD is being extended to 10 March 2021.

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Revenue extends reduction on BIK for company cars

Revenue extends reduction on BIK for company cars

In March 2020, Revenue introduced an amendment on BIK due to the Covid Pandemic, as many employees were not driving for business purposes. The new measure allowed employees with company cars to calculate their monthly BIK due based on the business kilometres driven in...

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Minimum Wage Increase 2021

Minimum Wage Increase 2021

As of 1st January, as set out in the National Minimum Wage Act 2000, Irelandโ€™s minimum wage has increased from โ‚ฌ10.10 to โ‚ฌ10.20 per hour or part thereof, based on age of employee.   Source citizensinformation.ie Calculating hourly rate As stated in the National...

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Budget 2021 payments increases to take effect in January

Budget 2021 payments increases to take effect in January

As introduced in Budget 2021 the following payment increases are to take effect from January 2021; Child Benefit This will increase by โ‚ฌ5 per month for children aged 12 and over & by โ‚ฌ2 per month for children under 12. Fuel Allowance This will increase by โ‚ฌ3.50 to...

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