As you will be aware, there are two public holidays in the same week on 17 and 18 March. Normally, service providers receive their weekly NCS payments into bank accounts by Friday when NCS returns are completed by the Tuesday cut-off.


Due to the two public holidays on Thursday and Friday in that week, service providers will receive their weekly NCS payments on Monday, 21 March 2022. Please submit NCS returns as normal by Tuesday night.


NCS Returns & Payments Week ending 20/03/22
14-Mar 15-Mar 16-Mar 17-Mar 18-Mar 19-Mar 20-Mar 21-Mar
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Return Return Holiday Holiday Payment



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