bike 2 work


What Can I Buy that qualifies?

  • Bicycle
  • Cycle helmets which conform to European Standard EN 1078
  • Bells and bulb horns
  • Lights, including dynamo packs
  • Mirrors and mudguards
  • Cycle clips and dress guards
  • Panniers, luggage carriers and straps to allow luggage to be safely carried
  • Locks and chains to ensure the cycle can be safely secured
  • Pumps, puncture repair kits, cycle tool kits and tyre sealant to allow for minor repairs
  • Reflective clothing along with front reflectors and spoke reflectors

salary before tax

Cost of Bike and Accessories

How Much Can I Save?

Your Savings:

Reduction in Tax:

Reduction in PRSI:

Reduction in USC:

Total Savings:

Cost of Bike:

Employer Savings:

Reduction in PRSI:

This example is based on a single person who has no additional tax credits. The savings you will make may vary depending on your tax credits, reliefs, and exemptions; or if you are a public servant. Please check your payslip to see the marginal tax rate at which you are paying PAYE, PRSI and USC.


How Our Bike 2 Work Program works for Employees

We Specialize in helping you get huge discounts using this tax based initiative

Get Your Bike in 4 Easy Steps!

  • Choose a Bike

    Get a quote for your bike package by dropping in to the store or giving us a call

  • Notify Your Employer

    We will hold your selected bike and accessories with a refundable deposit, while you give the Sales Quote to your employer.

    • If your employer is not part of our Bike 2 Work Scheme, get them to contact us and we will set up a program with them

    • If your employer is already part of our Bike 2 Work Scheme, you will know how they want you to apply

      • We can print out a quote for you at the store
      • We can email a quote directly to you
      • We can email a quote directly to your employer

  • They Pay McCarthy Cycles

    They can then issue us a payment by one of the following ways:

    • Giving you a cheque to bring into store with you *
    • Posting us a cheque *
    • Organising an electronic Bank Transfer directly to our account

  • Pick Up Your Bike

    Once the payment is received * you can come in and collect your bike and accessories

Benefits to You

  • Huge Savings on Bikes and Accessories

    you can make a saving of between 31% - 52% depending on tax rate, making it easily the cheapest way to buy a bike. With no road tax, NCT, ever-increasing fuel costs or breakdown cover to worry about, a bike will you so much less to operate

  • Stay Active

    Enjoy the many health benefits of commuting to work - on average, cyclists live two years longer than non-cyclists and cycling keeps you fit and toned.

  • Be More Productive

    People who cycle to work are Healthier, Fitter and Happier. You are also less likely to get sick!

  • Save Time

    By cycling to work you get your recommended daily exercise without having to spend any extra time or money to get it.

  • Please allow 5 working days for cheques to clear

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