Important Changes to Illness Benefit Entitlement and Taxation
New rules introduced by the Department of Social Protection this year have abolished half/reduced payment of Illness Benefit/Occupational Illness Benefit for claimants also in receipt of certain other welfare payments. For further information on this log on to the Department of Social Protection’s Website by clicking here.
Meanwhile, Revenue Commissioners guidance in the form of IT 22 has now been published to assist employers in deducting tax on Illness Benefit through the PAYE system. For further information on this please log on to Revenue’s Website by clicking here.