Archive for Author: george

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Claimable Expenses for Work from Home Contractors

Due to the covid-19 pandemic, workers are forced to stay and work at home. During this work from home period, workers can claim tax relief on their additional home expenses including electricity, broadband and heat. The work-from-home allowance scheme is not only beneficial to company employees, it can be...

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Director Umbrella compliance – An Update

As the previous article ‘Director Umbrella Solutions’ has mentioned, people who join Director Umbrella Structures as individual contractors are highly popular in the local Irish market. This structure gives self-employed people a quick and easy way to start their contracting experience as well as having a comprehensive accounting solution....

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Covid-19 and its Impact on the Gig Economy

According to Investopedia; the gig economy involves a situation whereby “temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. A gig economy undermines the traditional economy of full-time workers who rarely change positions and instead focus on a lifetime career.”...

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Returning to Work After Covid-19 Pandemic

Paying Employees  A lot of employers are dependent on the wage subsidy scheme to be able to pay their employees while they were unable to work due to Covid-19 closures. Even when places of employment re-open, employers can still temporarily avail of this scheme to pay their staff (both...

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A Guide to the Restart Business Grant

The purpose of this grant is to help small businesses recover from the financial downfall caused by Covid-19 closures.  The grants will be equivalent to the rates bill⃰ of the business in 2019, with a minimum payment of €2,000 and a maximum payment of €10,000. Any business that has...

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Being the Bill Murray of Business

Recently I watched The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man, the 2018 documentary about the great man himself. The documentary recounts tales of Bill being a happy go lucky guy, gate-crashing parties, joining in on random softball parties and going to dinner parties of people he...

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