Employment Tax Services
In an ever-changing economy, employers are always looking for innovative and tax-efficient ways to reward, retain and incentivise employees, while ensuring compliance with their PAYE obligations.
Our dedicated employment tax team has detailed knowledge and expertise in providing tax advice to employers on all employee tax issues, including the following:
- Tax-free employee incentives
- Share-based remuneration plans
- Payment of travel and subsistence expenses
- Termination/redundancy payments
Also, in an era where employers need to be ready for increased scrutiny of its operation of the PAYE system by Revenue, our team can help with the following:
- Employment tax (PAYE/PRSI) health checks and due diligence reviews
- Tax advice to payroll professionals
- Assisting companies with PAYE/PRSI audits
- Advising on the tax treatment of payments to contractors
To find out more about how our employment tax services team can help your company, please contact the following:
Ken Killoran, Tax Director
T: +353 (0)1 449 4451 E: email@example.com
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Travel and Subsistence Expenses
From 1 April 2017, important changes to the regime for the tax-free payment or reimbursement of travel and subsistence expenses to employees and directors took effect. This is an area of focus for Revenue in PAYE audit scenarios, so employers need to ensure that they are complying with tax rules when approving travel and subsistence claims made by their employees.
Employed v Self-employed
There has been a recent development in the long running legal case (John Barry and Others v The Minister for Agriculture and Food) in relation to the employment status of individuals. This case highlights the complex nature of working arrangements and the difficulty that sometimes arises in determining whether an individual should be treated as employed or self-employed, which can create a tax risk for employers.