Tax Tips

Irish Tax Rebates’ Tax Tips is the leading online resource to help keep you up-to-date with all of the latest developments in tax. With a team that has over 20 year’s professional tax experience, we aim to offer you the best practical tips, advice and information to help you claim back any rebate owed. Simple. Easy. Fast

Flat Rate Expenses: Are You Eligible for Tax Back? [Infographic]

Guide to Flat Rate Expenses Flat rate expenses refer to the costs incurred by an employee on uniforms, tools, equipment and supplies necessary to complete their work. There are over 200 professions who are eligible to claim tax back on flat rate expenses, including (but not limited to) Doctors, Nurses, Engineers, Tradespeople, Teachers, Lecturers, Hairdressers, Beauticians. With thousands of PAYE...

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Received Your P60 Certificate? Get Your Money Back with a Tax Rebate!

Guide to P60 Certificate & Claiming Tax Back: In the past, you were issued a P60 certificate from your employer within the first 6 weeks of the new year. This year however, the Revenue Commissioners implemented the most significant change to the PAYE system in 60 years and abolished P60s. Now you might be wondering how to claim tax back...

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5 Surprising Sources of Tax Relief For Parents

Many families in Ireland qualify for a range of tax benefits, yet thousands of parents and guardians fail to claim tax back each year. This is mainly because they are unaware of the range of benefits available to them or are unsure how to claim tax back. To help you understand more about sources of tax relief available to families...

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Emergency Tax in Ireland: Emergency Tax Explained

Paying Emergency Tax in Ireland?  No one wants to pay more tax than they need to, but sometimes when you start a new job, your employer needs to apply temporary emergency tax rates to your income.   If you have just started working for the first time or have recently changed jobs, you may find that you are being taxed on...

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Marriage Tax Credits: all you need to know

Guide to Marriage Tax Credits in Ireland:  Congratulations! If you’ve recently tied the knot, you may have additional cause for celebration, because you could save up to €4,620 on your tax bill every year, as a married couple. In this article, we run through how to assess yourselves as a married couple; then we examine the kind of savings that...

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How to Claim Tax Back for Employment Expenses

Guide to Claiming Tax Back for Employment Expenses:  Let’s face it, no one wants to pay more tax than they have to; however, you might not even realise you’re doing it! Many of us have professions that allow us to claim tax back for employment expenses, but either don’t realise or don’t think it’s worth the paperwork. There are thousands...

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Claiming Tax Back - The Most Frequently Asked Questions

Tax Back: Most Frequently Asked Questions Here at Irish Tax Rebates, we receive a lot of questions from the public via phone, e-mail and social media each week regarding the process of claiming tax back. We have compiled the answers for our most frequently asked questions into this article to help guide those interested in getting money back. How much...

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Get Your Money Back Over the Holiday Season

Christmas is one of the most expensive time for families, with the average family in Ireland reported to spend around €2,654 in December – €870 more than any other month of the year (from Business Group Retail Ireland). To meet these costs, many people look for ways to save money, or reduce their spending. But before looking for ways to...

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Moving Away From or Moving to Ireland? You May Be Eligible For a Tax Rebate

Did you live and work in Ireland for a period of time and have now left? Or are you returning to Ireland after working abroad for a time? If you have been paying Irish tax, then you may be eligible for a rebate! There are so many things to think about when you’re moving to or leaving a country, it...

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A quick guide to tax relief for college courses

Thinking about returning to third level education? For many people, their intention to pursue further education is often put off by the costs involved in doing so. However, did you know that you can claim tax back on fees paid for third level courses, subject to certain conditions? To help you get up to speed on the tax relief available...

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Get Your Money Back on Eye Care Expenses [Infographic]

Although health care is expensive, you might be eligible to get your money back on many different procedures and visits. The process for claiming money back on health care expenses is relatively simple, but what many people do not realise is that this tax relief also extends to eye care. Moreover, it’s important to note that you don’t have to be...

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