ACCESS IRELAND

SOLUTIONS FOR IRELAND

EMPLOYED

Retention (for a typical contractor)

  • 55% (±5%)

Eligibility

  • EU/EEA nationals

Features

    • An Access Financial Group company (the Employer) employs the contractor
    • The Employer runs an Irish payroll and deducts the necessary tax and social security costs
    • The employer and employee social costs are part of the contract value

Benefits

    • Easy to implement
    • Eligibility for unemployment benefits
    • Attractive to lenders
    • AF is expert in Irish tax and social security issues

Registrations

    • AF will ensure all required registrations are done in Ireland
    • The contractor must register personally at the local social welfare office (PPS number)

PERSONAL SERVICES COMPANY (PSC)

Retention (for a typical contractor)

  • 72% (±5%)

Eligibility

  • EU/EEA nationals
  • Working period in Ireland must be at least 6 months

Features

    • The contractor is registered in Ireland as a director of his company and is treated as self-employed
    • The level of retention depends on the salary level, the tax claimable expenses, the length of stay in Ireland and whether the contractor is married or not
    • Contractors are assisted by Access Tax and Accounting Ltd (ATA), a firm of accountants, expert in Irish tax and social security
    • ATA will ensure compliance with foreign and local tax laws
    • The contractor needs a bank account for his company

Benefits

    • The director of his own PSC pays less social security in Ireland than does an employee
    • Flexibility in choosing own salary and possibility of holding simultaneous contracts
    • The PSC is a standalone solution
    • The PSC can be used in future projects and elsewhere
    • ATA does the accounting and prepares tax returns for the contractor and the PSC

Registrations

    • ATA will ensure all required registrations are done in Ireland
    • The contractor must register personally at the local social welfare office (PPS number)

Retention (for a typical contractor)

  • 55% (±5%)

Eligibility

  • EU/EEA nationals

Features

    • An Access Financial Group company (the Employer) employs the contractor
    • The Employer runs an Irish payroll and deducts the necessary tax and social security costs
    • The employer and employee social costs are part of the contract value

Benefits

    • Easy to implement
    • Eligibility for unemployment benefits
    • Attractive to lenders
    • AF is expert in Irish tax and social security issues

Registrations

    • AF will ensure all required registrations are done in Ireland
    • The contractor must register personally at the local social welfare office (PPS number)

Retention (for a typical contractor)

  • 72% (±5%)

Eligibility

  • EU/EEA nationals
  • Working period in Ireland must be at least 6 months

Features

    • The contractor is registered in Ireland as a director of his company and is treated as self-employed
    • The level of retention depends on the salary level, the tax claimable expenses, the length of stay in Ireland and whether the contractor is married or not
    • Contractors are assisted by Access Tax and Accounting Ltd (ATA), a firm of accountants, expert in Irish tax and social security
    • ATA will ensure compliance with foreign and local tax laws
    • The contractor needs a bank account for his company

Benefits

    • The director of his own PSC pays less social security in Ireland than does an employee
    • Flexibility in choosing own salary and possibility of holding simultaneous contracts
    • The PSC is a standalone solution
    • The PSC can be used in future projects and elsewhere
    • ATA does the accounting and prepares tax returns for the contractor and the PSC

Registrations

    • ATA will ensure all required registrations are done in Ireland
    • The contractor must register personally at the local social welfare office (PPS number)