## How is PRSI A1 calculated?

Rates

1. Calculate one-sixth of your earnings over €352.01. €377- €352.01 = €24.99. Divided by 6 = €4.17.
2. Subtract this from the maximum credit of €12, giving you a credit of €7.83.
3. The basic PRSI charge is 4% of €377 = €15.08.
4. You will pay €7.25 PRSI weekly (€15.08 minus your €7.83 PRSI credit).

### What does PRSI code A1 mean?

Class A Employee PRSI. The pay/income threshold to determine whether employees pay PRSI at Class A or J remains at €38. In any week that an employee is paid more than €424, it should be recorded under subclass A1 or A4.

#### How are PRSI contributions calculated?

Class A employee PRSI is calculated at 4% of gross weekly earnings. PRSI Credit. The amount of the PRSI Credit depends on your gross weekly earnings. At gross weekly earnings of €352.01, the maximum PRSI Credit of €12.00 per week applies.

How is PRSI 2021 calculated?

Class A employee PRSI is calculated at 4% of gross weekly earnings. For gross earnings between €352.01 and €424 in a week, the 4% PRSI charge is reduced by the PRSI Credit. At gross weekly earnings of €352.01, the maximum PRSI Credit of €12.00 per week applies.

How much do you have to earn to pay PRSI?

All self-employed people aged between 16 years and pensionable age (currently 66 years) with earnings more than a specified amount (currently €5,000 per annum) must pay PRSI. This PRSI contribution is either 4% of all your reckonable income, or an annual minimum charge of €500, whichever is greater.

## What is the employers PRSI rate for 2020?

11.05%
As set out in last year’s budget employers PRSI will go to 11.05% with effect from 2020. Thresholds for the higher rate of employer’s PRSI remain the same, €386 per week. The National Training Levy of 0.9% which is currently collected as part of the employer PRSI contribution will increase to 1% in 2020.

### Can you claim back PRSI?

Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI) refunds can be applied for where the wrong PRSI rate has been paid from your wages or income. Applications can be made for the last 4 complete tax years. Please note that due to the COVID-19 outbreak there may be a delay in dealing with your PRSI Refund Application.

#### What tax bracket is A1?

Class A from 1 January 2021 All income

Weekly income band PRSI Subclass Employee %(*)
€38 – €352 A0 Nil
€352.01 – €398(**) AX 4.00
€398.01 – €424(**) AL 4.00
More than €424 A1 4.00

Is PRSI calculated on gross income?

Do you need to pay ‘Pay Related Social Insurance’ (PRSI)? Your PRSI is calculated on your gross income once any capital allowances have been deducted. If you are self-employed, you usually pay PRSI at Class S.

What income is exempt from PRSI?

Employees earning €352 or less per week are exempt from PRSI. PRSI applies to non-employment income of employees. There is a minimum annual PRSI contribution of €500 for self employed individuals.

## Can you claim back your PRSI?

### Which is the PRSI contribution rates and user guide?

This is the PRSI Contribution Rates and User Guide (SW14) which contains details of rate changes in PRSI introduced in each Budget since 2003. This is a prototype – your feedback will help us to improve it.

#### How much does a PRSI Class A pay?

Class A benefits Employees in the following employments will be classed as PRSI Class A and will pay the rate in the table below; People in industrial, commercial and service-type employment who are employed under a contract of service with reckonable pay of €38 or more per week from all employments.

Do you have to pay PRSI when returning to Ireland?

On returning to Ireland a self-employed person must make an income tax return under the self assessment scheme and pay any PRSI due to the Revenue Commissioners. The application form for an exemption from the payment of PRSI is available from the above section.

How is PRSI calculated on gross weekly earnings?

Calculation of the Class A PRSI Credit Class A employee PRSI is calculated at 4% of gross weekly earnings. For gross earnings between €352.01 and €424 in a week, the 4% PRSI charge isreduced by the PRSI Credit. The amount of the PRSI Credit depends on your gross weekly earnings.