MyWelfare is the online home of welfare services. It allows you easy online access to a range of services – from making appointments and applying for certain benefits to updating your details and ordering statements.
COVID-19 Information for Employers and Employees
Government supports for COVID-19 impacted businesses
There is a wide range of supports available to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Revenue announce measures to assist SMEs
Revenue has provided the following updated advice which will further assist businesses that are experiencing trading difficulties caused by the impacts of COVID-19
VAT Rates in Ireland 2020
The standard rate of VAT will be temporarily cut from 23% to 21% as part of the Government July stimulus package. This 21% rate of VAT will apply from September 1st 2020 until the end of February 2021
Government, Taxation & Finance
The National Employment Rights Authority (NERA) aims to secure compliance with employment rights legislation. It was established on an interim basis in February 2007 as an office of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. Its main activities include monitoring employment conditions through its Inspection Services. NERA Enforcement and Prosecution Units ensure the compliance and enforcement of employment rights legislation.
The Revenue Commissioners
A general overview of personal tax-related issues, including information on tax credits and reliefs. The most popular forms and useful FAQs are also provided. You can also visit the Taxes & Duties section, particularly the section on Income Tax, for more in-depth personal tax information, including all downloadable forms and leaflets.
Official Irish Government website with links to all government websites and services.
The Department of Finance
The Department of Finance is responsible for the production of the annual Budget. This website provides regular updates on the work of the Department and to highlight the major policy initiatives currently under its remit. Areas include: Economic Policies, Tax Policies, Public Finances, International & EU Interests, Banking & Financial Services and The Budget.
Vat Recovery Services
FEXCO VAT Refunds is a global specialist in corporate VAT refunds. They offer a highly efficient and cost effective service to both European and non-European companies who wish to outsource the recovery of their Value-Added-Tax (VAT).
Company Registration Office
The Companies Registration Office is the central repository of public statutory information on Irish companies and business names. The CRO operates under the aegis of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
The Pensions Authority
The Pensions Authority is a statutory body set up under the Pensions Act, 1990. The Authority regulates occupational pension schemes, trust RACs and Personal Retirement Savings Accounts (PRSAs) in Ireland.
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies with 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institute’s qualification enjoys wide international recognition. The Institute fulfils its statutory role as a recognised body by overseeing the professional activities of members in practice, and ensuring that education and training standards are maintained.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
With over 110 years of experience, innovation and excellence. ACCA champion opportunity within accountancy, demonstrate excellence through our qualifications, and act as a driving force within the accounting profession to constantly improve working practices.