Guys...just a quickie...
Am I right in saying the minimum wage is €8.65..???
and secondly is this after all the tax and prsi are paid or before?
Not sure exactly but it's def around that. Minimum wage is [u:2yhbn4mn][b:2yhbn4mn]before[/b:2yhbn4mn][/u:2yhbn4mn] prsi, tax etc...
grand...thanks for that Jen.
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categ ... c_min_wage
If you earn less than €352 gross per week (before tax is deducted), you will not pay any social insurance. This does not mean that you are not getting a contribution. You are still covered by Class A social insurance because your employer is paying social insurance on your behalf.
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categ ... ce-classes
From 1 January 2010 - Income levy rates are as follows:
If you are under 65 you can earn €15,028 or €289 per week without paying any levy otherwise
2% on income up to €75,036
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categ ... ncome-levy
Tax really depends on several things & what credits you are entitled too
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categ ... calculated
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categ ... nd-reliefs
The National Minimum Wage Act 2000 provides that the minimum wage rate for an experienced adult employee from 1 July 2007 is €8.65 an hour before deductions - income levy / tax etc if applicable etc
You can read the full text here -