Trainee Tax Consultant v Professional Tax Consulting [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
  • Legal Body
    Workplace Relations Commission (WRC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, Pay
Issues covered: Payment of Wages; Unlawful Deduction of Wages; Training

The Complainant was engaged by the Respondent company on the 26th of August 2019 as a Tax Consultant trainee. The Contract stated the annual salary of the Complainant as being €25,000.00 which was to be reviewed annually. In addition, the Respondent agreed to pay the fees associated with the tax course and exams the Complainant would be studying for and sitting as part of his training with the Institute of Taxation.

The Respondent stated that any repeats would be funded out of the Complainant’s own pocket. After seven months working with the Respondent company, the Complainant tendered his resignation. He did not provide any specific reasons for this. The issue which came into focus was the

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This article is correct at 01/07/2021

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