Our support lines are extremely busy as a result of the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme being administered through payroll. Our Covid-19 help documentation will generally answer your query.

Also, please note that all of our staff are working from home and may be answering your call in a sometimes chaotic home environment. Please be patient with us.

The operational phase of the wage subsidy scheme, details of which were announced on 15th April, takes effect 4th May. The software has been upgraded to support this.

Illness Benefit - Employer Responsibilities

 

  • Illness Benefit is subject to PAYE only, it is not subject to USC or PRSI. 

 

  • With effect from 1st January 2018, employers are no longer required to tax Illness Benefit through the payroll. 

 

  • Instead, Revenue will adjust the employee's tax credits and cut off points via the employee's Revenue Payroll Notification (RPN).

    Therefore, you should ensure that you check for RPNs before each pay run.

 

  • In addition, since 1st January 2018, Illness Benefit letters are no longer delivered to the ROS Inbox.

 

Need help? Support is available at 01 8352074 or support@thesaurus.ie.

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