Irish Payroll

Validate Employee PPSNs with Revenue before PAYE Modernisation

Do you need to validate your employees’ PPSN details with Revenue. Revenue is encouraging all employers to validate their employees’ PPSN details well ahead of 2019 and the implementation date for PAYE Modernisation. This is to ensure that 2019 RPN details (the replacement for P2C files) will be correct. Revenue provide a means for employers to submit a file with all their employees details. And if you use either of Ardbrook’s payroll products – EuroPay or PayDay – then your payroll software is already able to produce the file required by Revenue. It’s a simple process in both our Payroll products and […]
By |July 23rd, 2018|EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, PayDay, PAYE Modernisation, Payroll, Revenue|Comments Off on Validate Employee PPSNs with Revenue before PAYE Modernisation

PAYE Modernisation – using a common Employer Registration Number

Do you have multiple payrolls, where one or more is especially confidential? Then you’ll need to get separate Employer Registration numbers, one for each Payroll you run. Under PAYE Modernisation, if you have multiple separate payrolls all linked to the one Employer Registration number, then whenever an RPN file (the new P2C replacement) is requested, you will get the details for all Employees associated with that Employer Registration number, even if they are calculated in different payrolls. And if you calculate some employees through your in-house payroll while other employees are calculated through a third party bureau, if both payrolls have the […]
By |July 11th, 2018|Ardbrook, GDPR, Irish Payroll, PAYE Modernisation, Payroll|Comments Off on PAYE Modernisation – using a common Employer Registration Number

Worried about the impact of GDPR?

GDPR Regulations come into force from May 25th. What can you do to help make your sensitive Payroll Data GDPR Compliant? Encrypt your hard drive Protect your data from external hackers with the use of a firewall Use strong passwords to limit access to authorised personnel only and change them regularly Review what information can be sent by email – ensure that it is encrypted and password protected. Have strong procedures and policies to manage your payroll data Consider anonymising key personal data fields – this is a feature if using EuroPay Know what data you have, including in backup […]
By |May 3rd, 2018|EuroPayX, GDPR, Irish Payroll, myESS, PayDay, Payroll, Payslip|Comments Off on Worried about the impact of GDPR?

How might PAYE Modernisation affect you? Are you planning for it yet?

There are lots of views as to the potential impact coming down the track from Revenue’s planned PAYE Modernisation initiative. This article from today’s Irish Times provides insight into the views of various businesses – big and small. It might prompt you to think about some of the possible implications for you. Let us know what you think. Leave a comment or email us at info@ardbrook.ie PAYE Modernisation will improve payroll processing for your Organisation PAYE Modernisation will definitely cause payroll processing problems for your organisation PAYE Modernisation will make no difference to your Organisation
By |April 4th, 2017|EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, P30, P35, P45, PayDay, PAYE, Revenue|Comments Off on How might PAYE Modernisation affect you? Are you planning for it yet?

Ever wish you could view your Payslip from your Smartphone?

The smarter way to get your Payslip. We’re delighted to announce the launch of our great new myESS App. Employees using myESS can access their actual Payslip over the internet – not just the latest payslip but also payslips from any prior period. And now with the great new myESS App your Payslips can be delivered straight to your smartphone – accessible wherever and whenever you want. No more stuffing your payslip into your drawer or the bottom of your bag never to be found when you need it. With the super new myESS App you have full access […]
By |February 26th, 2016|ESS, EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, myESS, P60, PayDay, Payroll, Payslip|Comments Off on Ever wish you could view your Payslip from your Smartphone?

myESS – Ardbrook’s Employee Self Service option in the news

Revelation Software, developers of Open Insight – the underlying Database used in Ardbrook’s EuroPay and myESS products – have been highlighting the excellent performance of the myESS Employee Self Service product. myESS enables employees to access their Payslips and P60 details over the Web using any internet enabled device – Phone, Tablet or PC. Details are shown as HTML pages so are fully secure and do not remain on the device after the employee exits their browser. Employees can access their Payslips from the current or any historical period, thereby providing immediate access for the employees and eliminating interruptions to the […]
By |July 28th, 2015|Ardbrook, ESS, EuroPayX, HR, Irish Payroll, MicroPay, SAGE|Comments Off on myESS – Ardbrook’s Employee Self Service option in the news

Budget 2014 – Employers PRSI Increase

Just a reminder that when from 1 July 2011 the lower rate of employer PRSI was halved (to 4.25%) for all jobs that pay up to €356 per week, that the rate will be restored to 8.5% from 1 January 2014.
By |October 30th, 2013|Budget 2014, EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, PayDay, PAYE, Payroll, PRSI|Comments Off on Budget 2014 – Employers PRSI Increase

Budget 2014 – Main Points

The main points of Budget 2014 are as follows: Pensions, carers’ allowance, disability benefit are untouched.  Basic rate of social welfare stays the same, as does child benefit.  Maternity benefits standardised at €230 per week  Free travel, respite care grant untouched.  Telephone allowance in the household benefit package to be discontinued from January 1st. Fuel allowance has been left untouched.   €113m to be saved by […]
By |October 30th, 2013|Budget 2014, EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, PayDay, PAYE, Payroll|Comments Off on Budget 2014 – Main Points

Budget 2014 – It’s steady as she goes

Budget 2014 may contain many changes but from the point of view of payroll and the calculation of PAYE Tax, USC and PRSI there are none. It appears that all rates remain the same as they were in 2013.
By |October 30th, 2013|Budget 2014, EuroPayX, Irish Payroll, PAYE, Payroll, PRSI|Comments Off on Budget 2014 – It’s steady as she goes

Budget 2013 Troika calls for €1.25 in new taxes!

A report on the seventh review on the terms of Ireland’s EU-International Monetary Fund bailout, which was published this afternoon, states that revenue measures to raise at least €1.25 billion in the Budget will also include  a broadening of the personal income tax base a restructuring of motor tax a property tax based on house valuation will be introduced a reduction in general tax expenditures an increase in excise duty and other indirect taxes On the spending side, social expenditure reductions and a cut in the total pay and pensions bill will be part of consolidation measures worth €2.25 billion.
By |August 24th, 2012|Budget 2013, Irish Payroll, Payroll|Comments Off on Budget 2013 Troika calls for €1.25 in new taxes!