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Covid Tax Credit More Appropriate Than Extra Bank Holiday, Says Athlone Chamber

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have said they want to reward workers for their contribution during the pandemic.

A covid tax credit would be a much more appropriate way to thank workers than a new bank holiday, according to Athlone Chamber of Commerce.

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste say they want to reward workers for their contribution during the pandemic, with bonus pay or leave suggested by trade unions.

President of Athlone Chamber, Alan Shaw, says it would place too much of a financial burden on employers.

He thinks the government should pay for its own idea with a tax credit:

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