County Wexford Shop Local Voucher Information

County Wexford Chamber with the support of the Wexford People launched the “County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers” initiative September 2020, which is proving to be very popular among County Wexford consumers and County Wexford businesses.

 

Vouchers can be spent in any shop displaying the ‘County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers’ sticker and with over 240 shops participating there is a wide choice of purchases and services ranging from clothing, jewelers, beauty, hospitality, car and household fuel and much more. A practical gift for family, friends or staff that will encourage and support our sectors. Which in turn means supporting local jobs and the livelihoods of many in our towns.

 

We cannot underestimate the effect that choices we make has on our local economy. Every Euro we spend locally has a multiplier effect in our community that benefits us and the local economy. We need to support and value our local shops and businesses as much as possible.

 

Small Benefit Exemption

 

  • Under the Revenue Commissioners approved ‘Small Benefit Exemption’ scheme, a company can award staff up to €500 as a once-off payment, tax- free.

  • County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers can be used as that benefit.

  • During the Covid -19 crisis Revenue are allowing an employer to give this benefit more than once per year, but within the overall limit of €500 in a year.

  • If more than one benefit is given in a year, only the first one qualifies for tax free status.

  • Unused allowance amounts cannot be carried over.

  • Tax-free vouchers or benefits can be used only to purchase goods or services. They cannot be redeemed for cash.

Shop Local Support Local

 

County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers are available in denominations of €10, €25 and €50. You can use the vouchers in all participating outlets in Gorey, New Ross and Wexford.

Benefits to Participating Businesses:

 

  • Attract new customers and growing your customer base.

  • Accepting County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers results in an uplift in sales.

  • Your business will be associated with a positive local initiative that promotes the ‘Shop Local’ message.

  • Helps keep money in the local economy.

 

If your business would like to accept County Wexford Shop Local Vouchers please download the Shop Local Agreement and send it back by post or email to admin@countywexfordchamber.ie For further information call 053-9122226.