Starting work

Overview Document Social insurance contributions entitle you to a range of benefits administered by the Department of Social Protection.
This document is in: Social insurance (PRSI)

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

Personal Public Service number
Your Personal Public Service (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: Irish social welfare system

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