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National Minimum Wage (NMW) in Ireland

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Summary

This guide gives information about the national minimum wage (NMW) when using Sage Payroll.

Description

The NMW is the minimum hourly rate that employees over 20 years old are entitled to.

The NMW for 2022 is €10.50.

TIP: You can find further information about the NMW from GOV.IE

Resolution

Minimum wage rates from January 2022

Category of employeeHourly rate
20 years and over / Experienced adult worked€10.50
19 years€9.45
Aged 18 years€8.40
Under 18 years€7.35

Minimum wage rates from January 2021

Category of employeeHourly rate
20 years and over / Experienced adult worked€10.20
19 years€9.18
Aged 18 years€8.16
Under 18 years€7.14

What you need to do

All you need to do is ensure you're using the latest version of Sage Payroll and use the correct pay date when processing payroll.

The software uses the correct threshold depending on the pay date.

For more information, you can view a summary of legisation for 2022 tax year. Read more >