Operating guidelines for the Covid-19 Refund scheme for the Desktop version of Payback
Covid19 Wage Subsidy Schemes (TWSS/EWSS)
Transitional Phase (26 Mar to 3 May 2020)
How to set up the new enhanced Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme for the Desktop version
Revenue have instructed that any company that used any of the Temporary Wage Subsidy Schemes should upload subsidy data for the employees, showing the actual subsidy paid.
Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (1 Sep 2020 onwards)
The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) is ending on 31 August. It is being replaced by the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS), which will run from 1 September 2020 until 31 March 2021. The end date of the EWSS may be extended.
Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme FAQ
Please check here to see if you query about the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme has been answered
For the final phase of TWSS (Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme), employers are instructed to review their reconciliation data, correct any data and accept the balance.
The deadline for completion is 30 Jun 2021. After that date, the balance will be deemed to have been accepted
TWSS Paying employee tax liability
The TWSS subsidy was treated for tax like a social welfare payment. This meant that it was not taxed through payroll, like salary is.
This means that many employees may now owe tax incurred through TWSS.
Payback has a facility where the employer can pay this tax.