Are you due a refund from Dublin Bus?

Due to the recent industrial action in Dublin Bus, they will issue their customers with annual and monthly tickets on leap cards with a refund for each day lost when the industrial action took place.

For each day, customers will be refunded €5.50 and for each day that their service ended at 9pm, customers will be refunded €2.30.

Customers of Dublin Bus can collect their refund at their head office on 59 Upper O’Connell Street when the dispute is resolved.

Contact Tailored Payroll for all your payroll needs on 0863623217 or Request a callback from a qualified Payroll Team member today.

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Budget 2017 – Payroll Changes

The main change to Payroll in Budget 2017 is the reduction of USC bands and Rates.

Incomes of €13,000.00 or less are exempt from USC.

Up to €12,012 has been reduced from 1% to 0.5%

From €12,013 to €18,772 has been reduced from 3% to 2.5%

From €18,773 to €70,044 has been reduced from 5.5% to 5%

The balance at 8% there was no reduction.

Which means employees will see a small increase in their Net Pay from January 1st 2017.

Changes to Tax Credits:

Home Carers, this has been increased by €100.00 from €1000 to €1100.

Great news for the Self Employed, they have increased the earned income tax credit from €550 to €950 and increase of €400.00.

The Special Assignee Relief Programme (SARP) has been extended for another 3 years, until 2020.

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Change in Maternity Benefit Forms

Previously when claiming Maternity Benefit an employee completed a form MB10, this has now been discontinued and replaced with a number of forms. The new form is called a MB1 form which is completed by the employee only and does not have to be completed by the employer.

The employer must now complete a form MB2 confirming the employees start date and end date of the employee’s maternity leave and the employee’s expected due date.

Whereby the person is self-employed or has recently become unemployed, then an MB3 Form must be completed by her doctor.

All of the forms mentioned above are available on the The MB1, MB2 and MB3 Forms are available at www.welfare.ie . The forms can now also be submitted online.

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