Personal Public Service (PPS) Number

Your Personal Public Service Number (PPS Number) is a unique reference number that helps you access social welfare benefits, public services and information in Ireland. State agencies that use PPS Numbers to identify individuals include the Department of Social Protection, the Revenue Commissioners and the Health Service Executive (HSE)

More information is available on Citzens Information Website

 

Pay As You Earn (P.A.Y.E./TAX)

This is the amount of tax paid by you to the Revenue.

Please see a detailed explanation on PAYE on the Revenue website.

The Payroll Office have provided useful information on Tax and Revenue here

 

Pay Related Social Insurance (P.R.S.I.)

The PRSI contribution, normally payable by the employer and employee, is a percentage of the employee's reckonable earnings. Please find more information on Department of Social Protection Website

 

Universal Social Charge (U.S.C.)

This is the amount of U.S.C. payable by you to the Revenue. Please see the Revenue Website for more information.

 

Additional Superannuation Contribution

Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC)

As of 1st Jan 2019, Additional superannuation contribution (ASC) has replaced PRD

Please see further information about ASC available on the payroll website here.

 

Pension Deductions

This is your pension contributions. Please review the Pensions Office website for any queries relating to this. If you do not find the answer to your query please email pensions@nuigalway.ie.

 

Group Life Plan

Please review the Pensions Office website for any queries relating to this. If you do not find the answer to your query please email pensions@nuigalway.ie.

 

Income Protection Plan

Please review the Pensions Office website for any queries relating to this. If you do not find the answer to your query please email pensions@nuigalway.ie.

 

Other Deductions

Voluntary deductions you may opt to have deducted from your salary are as follows:

New Ireland Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC)

VHI healthcare

Vol. Personal Accident Scheme (Deduction for this scheme is applied once a year from your November salary)

Travel Pass Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme

St. Anthony's Credit Union

Charities