Wicklow TD urges companies and self-employed to engage with Revenue as businesses close their doors
Wicklow TD John Brady is urging companies and self-employed people to engage with Revenue and avail of new supports following the closure of a number of businesses due to the Coronavirus.
The Sinn Féin deputy has called on SMEs and affected sectors in Wicklow experiencing cash-flow problems to communicate with Revenue as a matter of priority.
Revenue has outlined key advice and measures now in place to assist SMEs who will experience trading difficulties in the coming weeks and months.
The Wicklow TD has called on businesses to avail of these supports and for local media outlets to play their role in supporting the local economy at this difficult time.
“Businesses and workers in Wicklow will face a difficult time in the coming weeks and months as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak and the associated economic impact,” he said.
“I’m aware that a number of businesses in Bray and Wicklow Town have already taken the difficult decision to close their doors.
“It is therefore essential that we do all we can to support families, communities, workers and local businesses.
“On Friday Revenue announced a number of measures that are now in place to assist SMEs who will suffer from cash-flow problems and trading difficulties in the time ahead.
“It is essential that businesses and the self-employed in our county avail of these facilities to lessen the impact of this shock to the local economy and support their employees.”