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Christmas closing arrangements 2018

Irish Life's offices will close for the Christmas period on Friday, 21 December 2018 at 5pm and will re-open on Wednesday, 2 January 2018.

Depending on the method you use for paying regular contributions this will mean the following:

Payments into Defined Contribution (DC) arrangements 

Customers paying by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

 Payments received on or between 21 December and 31 December will be invested using the unit prices declared for 31 December 2018.

Full contribution data must accompany all payments to guarantee investment. Contributions received without full data will be invested on the date full data is received.

Customers paying by Variable Direct Debit

 Direct debit instructions received on or between 21 December and the 31 December will be invested using the unit prices declared for 31 December 2018, and will not be collected from your account until we return in the New Year.

Full contribution data must accompany all instructions to guarantee investment. Instructions received without full data will be invested on the date full data is received

Customers paying by Automatic Direct Debit

Contributions are automatically collected monthly in advance. If there are any changes to the monthly amount to be deducted in respect of January 2019, please notify us by Friday, 7 December 2018. On 18 December 2018 Irish Life will send an instruction to clients' bank accounts to pay these amounts. This will take a number of days to clear client' bank accounts. 

DC Benefit Payments

All Defined Contribution Claims

In order to ensure that benefit claims are completed and processed for payment by 21 December 2018 we need to receive all the necessary documentation in Corporate Business by Friday, 14 December 2018, at the latest.

The Irish Life payroll department is now closed for 2018. No further taxable payments can be made until 2019.

Fund Switch

Fund switch requests on or between Friday 21 December and 31 December 2018 will be processed when we re-open in January 2019 using a unit price date of 31 December 2018.

Fund switch requests which we receive on 1 January 2019 will be processed when we re-open using a unit price date of 2 January 2019.