The Employment Identifier is a field included on the Revenue Payroll Notification.
The Employment Identifier is unique for each separate employment for an employee and is used by Revenue to distinguish between:
Please note: the setting of this Employment Identifier is automated in Thesaurus Payroll Manager.
A dual employment occurs if an employer:
The Employment Identifier thus allows the ability to distinguish between the two employments when filing payroll submissions.
The Employment Identifier that is given to an employee must remain the same for a continuous period of employment. It cannot be changed while the same employment is active. This applies even if the employment spans consecutive tax years.
An employee who ceases working for an employer and then recommences employment with the same employer again in the same tax year will be assigned a new Employment Identifier in order to distinguish between the two different periods of employment.
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