COVID-19: Benefit to Vulnerable Persons ordered to stay at home

The application forms for vulnerable persons who are ordered to stay at home have been issued by the Department of Social Security.  Such vulnerable persons, who are employed in the private sector, who after the 27th March 2020, are ordered not to leave their home, are not able to work from home and are not […]

Written By Stephen Balzan

On April 2, 2020
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The application forms for vulnerable persons who are ordered to stay at home have been issued by the Department of Social Security.  Such vulnerable persons, who are employed in the private sector, who after the 27th March 2020, are ordered not to leave their home, are not able to work from home and are not being paid by their employer during their absence from work will receive a benefit consisting of a direct payment of €166.15 per week for full-time employees and €103.85 per week for part-time employees. 

Further information can be found here.

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For further information, please contact one of the firm’s tax partners, Stephen Balzan on [email protected] or Elaine Camilleri [email protected]. ACT can help you understand the changes to the tax rules and how these can impact your business.  

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