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

Why You Absolutely Must Apply For Tax Back

For many people, taxation is a topic of discussion they like to avidly avoid. However, in avoiding any dealings with taxation, you could then miss out on a sizable tax rebate. The long list of tax credits and reliefs you may be eligible for could surprise you. Therefore, it’s always best to check to make sure you’re not missing out...

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What Is a Tax Credit Certificate?

There are so many tax forms and tax rates to keep track of and understand, it really can be mind-boggling! One of the most important elements of taxation is your tax credit certificate which plays a significant role in making sure you’re charged the correct amount of tax. However, many people struggle to get their head around tax credit certificates...

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Claiming Tax Back on Nursing Care Costs

Nursing Care Tax Rebate We are always surprised at the number of people who do not realise that they can claim tax back on fees paid for nursing homes or home carers. You can claim tax back for any fees paid over the last 4 years. If you are not doing so, you are essentially leaving quite a substantial amount...

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Changing Jobs & Tax – Everything You Need to Know

There’s already so much to think about when changing employment, that it can be frustrating to have to deal with your taxes as well. To make this process easier and ensure you’re not overpaying tax, we’ve compiled a quick guide to everything you need to know about changing your job and tax. P45 In the past, your employer was legally...

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Top Ten Tax Terms Explained

Understanding taxation can be difficult, especially when there’s so many confusing terms involved. Often misunderstandings or lack of understanding regarding taxation can lead to over payment of tax. We’ve created a quick guide to explain the top ten tax terms. 1.Tax Credits Tax credits exist to reduce the amount of tax you have to pay. There are different credits available...

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What Are Tax Credits and What You Need to Know?

Tax credits are a form of relief offered by the government to reduce the amount of tax you have to pay. Every PAYE worker is eligible for these and is guaranteed to receive at least the Personal Tax Credit and the PAYE Tax Credit. However, there are various other tax credits available which may be applicable depending on your individual...

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5 Key Things you need to know about claiming tax back

It’s an unfortunate fact that many of us are actually overpaying taxes. Thankfully, we can claim this tax back if we know what relief we can apply for and how the rebate process works. Learn the five key things you need to know about claiming tax back.   Time Limits Currently, you can only claim tax back for the previous...

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Tax Credits - What Can You Claim For?

Over the years the government has offered a range of tax credits and relief options, from rental payments to bin charges. However, tax credits are often gradually phased out every few years. This constant change can be confusing, and so to help we’ve decided to detail some of the tax credits you can currently still avail of. Tuition Fees If...

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Why you may be eligible for a tax refund for USC

Many of the tax rebates that we process tend to include a refund for at least one of the past four years for an overpaid universal social charge payment. The Universal Social Charge (USC) was introduced on January 1st 2011 and effectively replaced the income levy and health levy (health contribution). Since its introduction, many people have been subject to...

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Why you should use a tax expert to claim tax back

In 2020 alone, Irish Tax Rebates have already obtained tax back for thousands of clients, with the average tax rebate amounting to €1,057. With so many people receiving cheques in the post for tax back, curiosity has peaked among the people of Ireland and we have seen several questions come in across social media. The most popular question is “Can...

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A Guide to the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) Scheme

Carrying out work on your home can be a costly process, but did you know that you can avail of recent Government tax breaks for renovations? They are available for both home owners and landlords, however there are different time periods for both. Home owners can claim the tax credit for work carried out between the 25th of October 2013...

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