Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce and Industry have operated a voucher scheme for a number of years. The vouchers entitle the bearer to access a wide range of goods and services (Supermarkets, Pubs, Hairdressers, Restaurants and Shops) in Carrickmacross. The vouchers are available all year round but are especially convenient and useful at Christmas time while keeping funds in the local economy, supporting local employment.
You are probably aware that the Finance Act 2001 allows employers to give a once off tax free non cash gift to all employees on an annual basis of a sum not greater than €500 (i.e. The gift is not liable for income tax or PRSI).
Chamber Gift Vouchers
Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce and Industry vouchers are the ideal solution for many employers in the locality. They come in denominations of €10, €20 and €50 and are a convenient and tax efficient way of rewarding your employees throughout the year.
Under the Small Benefits Exemption Scheme, company directors and employees can receive a non-cash bonus of up to €500 in value on a completely tax free basis each year. As the payment must be in a non-cash form, the most common way to avail of this scheme is by purchasing gift vouchers. Shop Local Gift Vouchers can assist you save money by taking advantage of the Government Small Benefit Exemption Scheme. Employers can save 56% on staff rewards now by giving employees a Shop Local Gift Voucher instead of cash. This has been increased from €250 to €500 this Christmas!
The chamber is delighted that the following retailers are selling the Chamber Gift Vouchers on behalf of the Chamber:
- Hand Footwear
- Birdy's Newsagents
- An Post
- O’Gormans Supervalu
- O'Rourke Oil