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NEW STANDARD VAT RATE REDUCED TO 21% From 1st SEPTEMBER 2020 to 28th FEBRUARY 2021

  September 1, 2020    adm

As part of the Irish Governments July Stimulous package, the standard rate of VAT is being reduced from its current rate of 23% to 21% from 1st September 2020. The new VAT rate will be effective until 28th February 2021. The standard VAT rate will revert to 23% from 1st March 2021. Approximately 50% of…

Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service -Opportunity to join Board as member of Finance and Audit Committee

  August 5, 2020    adm

Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service is currently looking for a person with an interest in the area of finance to join our board.  This position would suit someone starting out who might have an interest in learning about the Charity Sector and who would like to contribute something back to the community while…

Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Summary

  March 27, 2020    adm

During the past number of weeks there has been huge disruption to businesses both big and small. This has resulted in changes to the economic landscape which has led to many businesses closing their doors. To help support businesses and their employees, the government has introduced a number of financial measures to ease hardship and…

National Minimum Wage Increase 2020

  February 20, 2020    adm

From 1st February 2020 the National Minimum Wage will increase by 30c brining it to an hourly rate of €10.10. The increase is expected to impact in excess of 125,000 workers. The new minimum hourly rate applies to experienced adult workers over the age of 18. Workers under 18 are entitled to 70% of the…

SBCI – Future Loan Growth Scheme Open for Applications

  April 19, 2019    adm

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland is inviting applications from eligible SME’s to apply for loans from the Future Loan Growth Scheme which was launched on 17th April.  The available fund is worth €300m and is in conjunction with three major banks- AIB, KBC and Ulster Bank.  It is hoped that two other banks will…