The EWSS (Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme) will replace the Temporary Wage subsidy Scheme
All details are available on the Revenue website at the link below. See when it starts, if your company qualifies and what are the rates available?
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Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS)
The Government announced the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) on the 23 July 2020. This is an economy-wide enterprise support that focuses primarily on business eligibility. The scheme provides a flat-rate subsidy to qualifying employers based on the numbers of paid and eligible employees on the employer’s payroll.
The EWSS will replace the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) from 1 of September 2020. It is expected to continue until 31 March 2021. Both schemes will run in parallel from 1 July 2020 until the TWSS ceases at the end of August 2020.
Based on the legislation as published, key features of the EWSS are set out below. The legislation is expected to be signed into law shortly. READ ON >>