Friday, 13 March 2020
Commenting on the news that Revenue has introduced measures to assist small businesses experiencing cashflow difficulties due the COVID-19 outbreak Sven Spollen-Behrens, Director of the Small Firms Association (SFA) said: “We are pleased that Revenue has taken steps to assist small business owners and the self-employed to react to the emerging cashflow crisis hitting our small business community.
“This evenings announcement from Revenue and the wide range of measures announced earlier this week by government will provide support to Ireland’s 267,000 small business during this difficult trading period. However, considering the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 and the measures announced yesterday to interrupt the transmission, we are asking Government to take further steps to support Ireland’s small businesses which employ more than 750,000 people – half of the private sector workforce".
SFA additional supports include: