Proprietary Directors reinstated to the EWSS

Aug 04, 2020

Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, requested that Revenue reinstate Proprietary Directors to the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) from 1 September, where they meet the objectives of the scheme in retaining ordinary employees on payroll.

The Minister has asked the Department of Finance to review the provision with Revenue in August, with a view to achieving the above objective while also protecting the integrity of the EWSS. Further details of the Minister’s announcement can be found in the press release