Cycle to Work scheme

Save up to 52% of the cost of your new bike and accessories with Rothar!

Simply put:

- Workers in the high bracket save 52%
- Workers in the lower bracket save 31%

How do you buy a bike on the scheme?

It's super easy!

  1. Drop in and have a chat with us about which bike would best suit your application and get sized up
  2. Once you decide on a bike we will give you an invoice for the bike and accessories
  3. Hand the invoice into your employer 
  4. Once we have received payment you can come and collect your new bike!
  5. Over the coming year your employer will deduct the cost from your gross wage over an agreed period of time

FAQS

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the cycle to work scheme for both employers and employees.

 

Can anyone avail of the bike-to-work scheme? 
The bike to work scheme is aimed at employees under Irish tax system. You must be an employee (pay PRSI PAYE)or a director of a company in order to avail of the tax discount.


I’m a sole trader/company owner, can I use this scheme? 
Only employees who pay PAYE PRSI can use this scheme, but if you are a company director and pay yourself from a business account you can avail of the scheme. If you are self-employed, and using the bike as part of your business and pay VAT, you can reclaim the paid VAT on the bicycle yourself.


How much can I spend? 
You can get up to €1000 off a new bike/accessories every 5 years.


What accessories can I get?

Cycle helmets which conform to European standard EN 1078

Bells and bulb horns

Lights, including dynamo packs

Mirrors and mudguards to ensure riders visibility is not impaired

Cycle clips and dress guards

Panniers, luggage carriers and straps to allow luggage to be safely carried

Locks and chains to ensure cycle can be safely secured

Pumps, puncture repair kits, cycle tool kits and tyre sealant to allow for minor repairs

Reflective clothing along with white front reflectors and spoke reflectors

 

Does my employer have to avail of the cycle to work scheme? 
No, it is the employers choice whether or not they avail of this scheme.


How much can I save? 
Check out Cyclescheme.ie calculator to see how much you can save, or contact us on a particular product.