Archive for Category: Covid-19

The List of Essential Services at Level 5

In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, the Irish government imposed the Level 5 restriction to all social and economic activities, but some essential services are allowed to remain open. Below is the list of essential services under Level 5: Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishing, animal...

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What is CRSS?

If any business is restricted to operate fully or at a certain level when the government is undertaking the COVID-19 plan, the business can claim for the Advance Credit for Trading Expenses (ACTE), which is to be payable for each week the business is affected. CRSS Rate: The...

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Covid-19 and its Impact on the Gig Economy

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...

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Returning to Work After Covid-19 Pandemic

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...

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Accounting Pro is Here To Help

As we all know we’ve experienced a downturn due to the pandemic. However, this shouldn’t stop you from considering setting up as a contractor or small business as a Limited company entity. If you or your family are having problems in this most difficult of times and need some...

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UK Contractors Working in Ireland during Covid-19

Revenue have announced a relaxation of residency rules for Irish tax exiles. Normally, if an individual resides in Ireland for more than 183 days, they are liable to pay Irish taxes, but due to the extenuating circumstances of Covid-19, there will be temporary flexibility for people who are unable...

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Keeping your Premises Safe during Covid-19

During these strange times, many of us are having to avoid human contact by taking time off or work from home during this pandemic. This leaves our usual work place unoccupied for weeks, even months. This can be the perfect opportunity for burglars or vandals to enter the premises...

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CRO and Covid-19

As a result of Covid-19, Companies Registration Office are currently unable to process submissions or answer questions until at least the 14th of April. Many companies are in the same situation, not able to conduct business as usual and nobody knows when normality will return. This will affect any...

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Covid-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

On 24 March 2020, the Government announced measures to provide financial support to workers affected by the COVID-19 crisis. As part of these measures and building on the functionality developed through PAYE Modernisation, Revenue will operate the Wage Subsidy Scheme. This note sets out the Revenue approach to confirming...

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Finally, some sensible advice

There is so much advice on how to avoid contracting the disease but very little advice on what to do if you actually get it. So, here is a list of things you should do in case you are one of the unfortunate people who fall victim to the...

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