Starting work

Tax and starting work - PAYE
Most employees have their tax deducted from their salary by their employer. Find out what you need to know about tax when starting work.

Social insurance
Social insurance contributions entitle you to a range of benefits administered by the Department of Social Protection.
This document is in: Social Welfare > Irish social welfare system > Social insurance (PRSI)

Personal Public Service Number
Your Personal Public Service Number (PPS number) is a unique reference number that helps to you access social welfare benefits, public services and information in Ireland.
This document is in: Social Welfare > Irish social welfare system

Universal Social Charge (USC)
The Universal Social Charge is a tax payable on gross income that came into effect on 1 January 2011.
This document is in: Money and Tax > Tax > Income tax