Employment tax services

AccordionDeloitte’s team of employment taxes specialists provides advice and innovative solutions to employers covering all areas from on-going compliance to cost reduction and remuneration planning.

Our team of professionals work with employers to define and implement cost reduction strategies and tax efficient remuneration packages for employees. We help employers to develop and maintain robust systems and processes which enable them to achieve on-going employment taxes compliance.

Issues and trends

Irish businesses are currently in an environment of rising employment costs due to increases in income tax, social security and the new Universal Social Charge (“USC”) rates. This is coupled with unprecedented pressures in relation to employer compliance and responsibility in relation to employment taxes. Also, the revision of the Revenue audit code of practice and legislative basis for penalties has seen increased activity in employment taxes audits.

Now more than ever, it is vital that employers consider all the potential options for managing the costs they face, whilst ensuring they take the necessary care to remain fully compliant in all aspects of employment taxes.

Our employment taxes specialists are able to offer advice and work with employers to design solutions to these kinds of issues, tailored to the specific needs of your business.

Our solutions

Our solutions include:

  • Designing and implementing tax efficient remuneration and cost reduction strategies
  • Providing advice across the full range of employment taxes, including incentives and rewards (cash and equity), employment status, termination payments and benefits to employees
  • Advising on how to manage relationships with the Revenue Commissioners, including assistance with compliance reviews, voluntary disclosures and negotiating Revenue Audit settlements and penalties
  • Working with employers to review their systems and processes for employment taxes compliance purposes
  • Advising and assisting with year-end employment taxes reporting and compliance in relation to cash remuneration, benefits & expenses and share schemes

Please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Global Employer Services team with any queries you might have.