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# prsi - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD
# Unemployment Supports
# Unemployment Supports

Employees face income support 'cliff edge' unless supplementary payments extended, says Sinn Féin TD

Jun 8th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,384 Views 13 Comments

The Short Term Work Support benefit is coming to a close for many in receipt of it, which will affect workers in industries impacted by Covid-19, particularly aviation.

# prsi - Monday 8 February, 2021

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New weekly payment of €203 introduced for 65-year-olds after rise of pension age

Feb 8th 2021, 7:27 AM 154,436 Views 53 Comments

A person in receipt of this payment will not be required to be available for full-time work.

# prsi - Saturday 6 February, 2021

New unemployment payment linked to past working history set to be introduced when PUP is phased out
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

New unemployment payment linked to past working history set to be introduced when PUP is phased out

Feb 6th 2021, 6:30 AM 185,371 Views 71 Comments

Varadkar said the phasing out of the PUP provides an opportunity to reform the country’s social welfare system.

# prsi - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Why hasn't the government merged the PRSI and the USC yet? Minister says it's 'complex'
# It's Complicated
# It's Complicated

Why hasn't the government merged the PRSI and the USC yet? Minister says it's 'complex'

Jun 30th 2019, 7:30 AM 27,086 Views 65 Comments

Sinn Féin says the lack of follow-through in the amalgamation is just another broken promise by Fine Gael.

# prsi - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Your PRSI gets you a free scale and polish and 300,000 availed of it so far this year

May 18th 2019, 6:30 AM 48,860 Views 36 Comments

Half a million claims for dental scale and polish, free glasses and hearing aids have been made.

# prsi - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults
# Privatisation
# Privatisation

Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults

Updated May 15th 2019, 11:25 AM 39,540 Views 51 Comments

The Irish Dental Association says policy will be ‘catastrophic’ for adults and children in lower income areas.

# prsi - Thursday 10 January, 2019

There were over one million claims for free dental and eye care through the new PRSI agreement
# Optical Inclusion
# Optical Inclusion

There were over one million claims for free dental and eye care through the new PRSI agreement

Jan 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 19,757 Views 18 Comments

Over one million claims were made by employees paying PRSI social insurance a with over 190,000 claims made by self-employed people.

# prsi - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Change to PRSI arrangements could leave women in danger of abusive partners

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:30 AM 33,691 Views 20 Comments

Up to last year, if a patient qualified under their spouse or partner’s benefit, they simply had to sign a form at the clinic.

# prsi - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister says it's 'absolutely deadly' that more people have availed of free dental and eye exams
# Scale And Polish
# Scale And Polish

Minister says it's 'absolutely deadly' that more people have availed of free dental and eye exams

Feb 21st 2018, 7:26 AM 44,996 Views 37 Comments

Regina Doherty said there’d been a fourfold increase in the number of claims for free treatment benefits.

# prsi - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
# Marriage Bar
# Marriage Bar

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Jan 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 59,387 Views 53 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

# prsi - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Commission on the status of women in Ireland to be launched

Nov 12th 2017, 8:18 AM 8,989 Views 72 Comments

It’s understood this is one of the concrete offerings in Fine Gael’s new ‘rolling manifesto’ It will focus on removing gender barriers from all aspects of Irish life.

# prsi - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far
# Newborns
# Newborns

More than 27,000 fathers have taken paternity leave so far

Nov 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,900 Views 47 Comments

“We have to take a wider societal view and not think of rearing children as something best done in one’s spare time, preferably by women,” Deirdre Clune said.

# prsi - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish

Oct 28th 2017, 3:04 PM 142,292 Views 39 Comments

From today, workers are entitled to a full scale and polish, and if necessary, protracted periodontal treatment.

# prsi - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Sinn Féin accuses Fine Gael of 'populist policy' as it retracts promise to abolish USC
# Taxing Issues
# Taxing Issues

Sinn Féin accuses Fine Gael of 'populist policy' as it retracts promise to abolish USC

Jul 6th 2017, 11:58 AM 12,966 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe yesterday announced plans to merge USC and PRSI.

# prsi - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list
# Revenue
# Revenue

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list

Jun 27th 2017, 6:10 PM 37,769 Views 7 Comments

The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.

# prsi - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Self-employed would 'pay more tax if they got extra benefits in return'
# Looking Into It
# Looking Into It

Self-employed would 'pay more tax if they got extra benefits in return'

May 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 9,586 Views 32 Comments

Leo Varadkar said that the results of the survey carried out by his department would inform Budget 2018.

# prsi - Friday 3 March, 2017

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced
# Newborns
# Newborns

7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced

Mar 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 14,879 Views 16 Comments

The initiative allows fathers to take two weeks off work to help care for their babies, if they have enough PRSI contributions.

# prsi - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning
# Lisa Needs Braces
# Lisa Needs Braces

Your PRSI will now let you get a free teeth cleaning

Oct 11th 2016, 6:36 PM 104,523 Views 22 Comments

DENTAL PLAN!

# prsi - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase

Sep 20th 2016, 10:06 AM 53,490 Views 152 Comments

Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.

# prsi - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?
# Benefits
# Benefits

Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:30 AM 18,688 Views 40 Comments

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar wants to know what benefits self-employed workers want.

# prsi - Monday 8 August, 2016

Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed
# Benefits
# Benefits

Unemployment benefits are top of the wish list for the self-employed

Aug 8th 2016, 12:26 PM 17,551 Views 64 Comments

However, the head of ISME says the government needs to show some leadership on the issue.

# prsi - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Varadkar: pay deal for local councillors nothing to do with leadership bid
# PRSI
# PRSI

Varadkar: pay deal for local councillors nothing to do with leadership bid

Jul 26th 2016, 1:54 PM 13,885 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.

# prsi - Monday 25 July, 2016

Varadkar plans to raise dole payments depending on how long you've worked
# Jobseeker's Benefit
# Jobseeker's Benefit

Varadkar plans to raise dole payments depending on how long you've worked

Jul 25th 2016, 11:32 AM 22,181 Views 88 Comments

The INOU has welcomed the plan, which the Department of Social Protection told TheJournal.ie is under consideration.

# prsi - Monday 9 November, 2015

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive
# Breakdown
# Breakdown

Here's how many people will get more cash with the PRSI credit - and exactly how much they'll receive

Nov 9th 2015, 6:05 AM 32,174 Views 34 Comments

The changes affect people on incomes from €352 to €424 a week.

# prsi - Monday 5 October, 2015

Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
# Flat Tax
# Flat Tax

Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence

Oct 5th 2015, 1:12 PM 31,555 Views 178 Comments

The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.

# prsi - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes
# A Lengthy List
# A Lengthy List

Fianna Fáil's 45 reasons why Enda was wrong about not increasing taxes

Jun 30th 2015, 4:41 PM 19,563 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach’s comments about not increasing taxes have raised some eyebrows.

# prsi - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
# Parliamentary Language
# Parliamentary Language

Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'

Jun 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,601 Views 138 Comments

Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.

# prsi - Friday 17 April, 2015

More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

More people are being hospitalised because of problems with their teeth

Apr 17th 2015, 6:10 AM 13,519 Views 52 Comments

The IDA is calling on the Tánaiste to reinstate the PRSI dental scheme.

# prsi - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Is Sinn Féin really proposing a 73 per cent tax rate?
# Shinnernomics
# Shinnernomics

Is Sinn Féin really proposing a 73 per cent tax rate?

Oct 11th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,723 Views 92 Comments

The opposition party has come under attack for its budget proposals this week.

# prsi - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Enda Kenny hints at cut to top tax rate
# Reduction Seduction
# Reduction Seduction

Enda Kenny hints at cut to top tax rate

Oct 9th 2014, 9:51 PM 23,103 Views 101 Comments

“First step in a multi-annual plan…”

# prsi - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

The Houses of the Oireachtas have made Revenue's tax defaulters list
# Oops
# Oops

The Houses of the Oireachtas have made Revenue's tax defaulters list

Jun 10th 2014, 2:55 PM 13,293 Views 23 Comments

Yes, really.

# prsi - Monday 26 May, 2014

Revenue demanded €200,000 in unpaid tax from Paris Bakery
# Back Taxes
# Back Taxes

Revenue demanded €200,000 in unpaid tax from Paris Bakery

May 26th 2014, 1:09 PM 17,339 Views 33 Comments

The figures owed relate to alleged non-payment of PRSI, PAYE and VAT.

# prsi - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy 'jobs initiatives' claim
# Pretty Penny
# Pretty Penny

Column: Clarity is needed on the pension levy 'jobs initiatives' claim

Feb 4th 2014, 4:59 PM 47 Views 20 Comments

The Government’s inaction on pensions begs the question of whether it has a long-term strategy for pensions at all, writes Samantha McConnell.

# prsi - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Over 141,000 social welfare applications rejected in 2013
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Over 141,000 social welfare applications rejected in 2013

Dec 21st 2013, 7:45 AM 11,391 Views 30 Comments

Figures from the Department of Social Protection revealed more than 23,000 appeals were lodged in the first ten months of this year.

# prsi - Friday 6 September, 2013

ISME: Plans to increase PRSI for self employed "utter madness"
# Social Insurance
# Social Insurance

ISME: Plans to increase PRSI for self employed "utter madness"

Sep 6th 2013, 2:44 PM 7,524 Views 107 Comments

The proposed rise in Pay Related Social Insurance is being considered by Minister Joan Burton.

# prsi - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today

Jan 1st 2013, 12:43 PM 14,894 Views 67 Comments

Child benefit cuts, respite carer grant cuts and motor tax increases.

# prsi - Friday 28 December, 2012

Small and medium businesses could* deliver 20,000 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Small and medium businesses could* deliver 20,000 jobs

Dec 28th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,837 Views 11 Comments

The Small Firms Association makes optimistic prediction for 2013 – *but only if SMEs are “placed at the heart of economic policy”.

# prsi - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Social Welfare Bill passes in Dáil, moves to committee stage
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Social Welfare Bill passes in Dáil, moves to committee stage

Dec 12th 2012, 10:48 PM 8,865 Views 143 Comments

The bill includes cuts to the Respite Care Grant and child benefit as well as an increase in PRSI contributions.

# prsi - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Dáil to begin debating Budget's changes to social welfare system
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Dáil to begin debating Budget's changes to social welfare system

Dec 11th 2012, 12:15 PM 4,206 Views 49 Comments

The Social Welfare Bill, which gives legal effect to cuts to the respite care grant and other changes, will be debated this week.

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