Posts with Category "Scheme"

EWSS Monthly Eligibility Check – July Extension and Error Fixing

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In this blog post we will look at the recently announced extension in the time allowed to complete the July 2021 EWSS online eligibility check to 15 August 2021 and the consequences of that extension. We will also note some recently discovered errors with the EWSS online system which were identified after the applications process started and which are currently being dealt with by Revenue.

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme – eligibility reporting from July 2021

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Our last blog post explored the extension of the EWSS to 31 December 2021. As you know, to qualify for the EWSS employers must show a 30% reduction in turnover in comparison to the same period in 2019. Employers are required to review their eligibility on a monthly basis, but this was an internal check.

Updates to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

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The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme’s end date has been extended to the end of August. Additionally, employees returning from maternity or related leave are now also eligible.

Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

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A new Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme has been introduced, which is aimed at providing financial support to employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This new scheme comes into effect today, 26 March 2020, and builds on the previous Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme.

Update: Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme

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We have added a new COVID-19 Refund Scheme item, to allow for payment to employees who have been temporarily laid-off due to COVID-19.

Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme

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On 15 March 2020, Regina Doherty, the current Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) announced that workers who are temporarily laid off due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) will be able to claim a special support payment of €203 per week.