employee benefits explained

Taxation of Employee Benefits Explained

April 18, 2019,11:05 am

What are employee benefits?

Employee benefits are non-salary compensation; they are direct, indirect and non-cash payments within an overall remuneration package.  They are provided by businesses in addition to salary to create a competitive package for employees – current and perspective. Generally, the benefits that employees receive from an employer are taxable.

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Understanding Payroll: Your Handy A-Z Glossary

April 3, 2019,11:00 am

The world of Payroll can be a confusing one. With lots of terms, acronyms and specialised terminology, making sense of it all can be a challenge.  That’s where this glossary comes into play as it will help you to understand the different terms and their explanations, essentially everything you need to be aware of before you run payroll.

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Tax Deadline Dates – April 2019

April 1, 2019,10:43 am

Hop to it! Easter is just around the corner, and there are lots to be done. While you nibble on some chocolate, check out our handy guide for tax deadlines dates in Ireland and the UK this April.


April 1: Commencement date for Making Tax Digital for VAT

April 4: Gender pay gap report publishing deadline for businesses and charities for the year ended 5 April 2018

April 5: Last day of 2018/19 tax year and the deadline for various tax claims and elections as well as the use of CGT annual allowances and annual limit for pension contributions

Last date to register to payroll benefits in kind for 2019/20

Forms P46(Car) (electronic form) for the quarter ended 5 Apr to reach HMRC

Deadline for individuals to settle (or agree on a plan with HMRC to settle) outstanding disguised remuneration loans that will otherwise be subject to a tax charge

April 6:  Revaluation date for UK property assets of non-UK residents becoming chargeable to extended UK CGT charge

April 14: Corporation tax fourth quarterly instalment payment for accounting periods ended 31 Dec 2018

April 19: Online CIS return for the month ended 5 April

PAYE cheque payments for the month ended 5 Apr to HMRC (22 Apr for electronic payments).

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Four Questions to Ask a Potential Hosted Software Provider

March 20, 2019,11:13 am

Hosted Software or Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts software and makes the software available to customers via the cloud. The benefits of such a service mean this is now a growing service trend among many businesses in the UK and Ireland.

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AI & Payroll ?

March 19, 2019,10:22 am

AI & Payroll ? Originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse, by Intelligo Director Padraig Gill.

According to a recent Irish Times article, machines will do ‘more than half’ of workplace tasks by 2025. McKinsey estimates up to 800 million workers globally could be displaced by robotic automation by 2030.

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