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

Potential Tax Rebate From Data Errors

  Errors have been known to be easily made! But did you know that Government data errors could result in a potential tax rebate for you? As the Government strives to achieve cost savings and improve efficiency across all Government departments, more and more resources are being invested in ensuring that IT systems are compatible and allow sharing of information...

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Rent Relief Tax Refunds

The Rent Relief tax credit has been phased out! Not only this, but the Revenue Commissioners are changing how the Rent Tax Credit (Rent Relief) can be claimed too. 2014 was effectively the last year that you could apply tax back for rent relief online. From 2015 onward, Rent Relief tax refunds can only be claimed by manually completing the...

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Potential Tax Rebate for Medical Card Holders

For those of you who hold medical cards, the news hasn’t been great lately. Many of you have been subjected to “reviews” by the HSE and may have ended up losing your card(s) altogether. However, there is potentially good news for some of you – you may be able to secure a tax rebate through one of two avenues: Option...

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Why Consulting a Tax Refund Expert Can Payback in Spades

So, it appears that using the Revenue On-line System (ROS) isn’t always as straight forward as it seems when trying to apply for a tax refund. We recently received a cry for help from a client who had submitted a tax refund claim for medical expenses using the R.O.S. They did so expecting, from their own calculations, to receive a...

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Tax Back for People Returning to Work

  Are you returning to work after a period of unemployment? If so, you may qualify for tax back through the Revenue Job Assist Tax Credit Scheme. The recent Government announcement regarding the addition of 60,000 new jobs to the economy is of course great news for Ireland, especially for those of us that are returning to work after a...

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Undeclared Investment Properties

With this blog post, we are continuing on the property theme from our last blog about the Local Property Tax (LPT). At the risk of scaring you all off, today we’re tackling something that might not be as big a problem for people as they might think – Undeclared Investment/Rental Properties. There are many of us who availed of the...

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The Importance Of Paying Your Local Property Tax

The Local Property Tax (LPT) came into effect in 2013, impacting all owners of residential properties in Ireland. The term ‘residential property’ refers to any building or part of building that is used for accommodation. The amount of tax owed is based on the market value of the property and can be paid in one payment or several equal installments....

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Tax Credits Phased Out

€560 million provision for tax rebates! Some Tax Credits are being phased out. Every year the Revenue Commissioners makes a provision for tax due back to PAYE workers. In 2014 Irish Tax Rebates estimates this tax back provision to be in the region of €560 million. The Revenue has aggressively been reducing and eliminating certain tax credits previously available to...

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