How to apply for your Irish tax refund the easy way!
That’s the average tax refund for workers in Ireland.
And yes, even if you are not an Irish citizen, you can still apply and claim your tax back.
With this in mind, Sinar Harapan Bangsa has teamed up with Taxback.com to help you claim your Irish tax refund easily online.
If you have worked in Ireland and are ready to claim your tax back, simply complete the short form here and Taxback.com will take care of the rest!
If you would like to learn more about your Irish tax entitlements, be sure to check out our guide below!
Do I need to file a tax return?
While working in Ireland, your employer will automatically deduct tax from your wages each time you are paid.
This means that you are not legally required to file a tax return unless you receive an invitation to file.
However, many people are not aware that you may still be due a tax refund of some of the tax you paid to Revenue during the tax year.
In order to claim your Irish tax refund, you must file a tax return.
You may also need to file a tax return if:
- You’re self-employed
- You have rental income
- You let out a room/entire home on Airbnb
- You earn extra income outside of PAYE like investment income and fees
- You have profited from share options or share incentives
- You earn money from the sharing economy – Done Deal, housesitting, Hassle.com, etc.
- You had foreign income including foreign pensions
- You are a proprietary director with more than 15% of company’s shareholding
- You are working as a sub-contractor under the RCT scheme
Who can claim a tax refund in Ireland?
In short, there are countless reasons why you could be due a tax refund in Ireland, including:
- You were made redundant
- You were taxed incorrectly
- You had a break in employment
- You paid tax at the emergency rate
- You went on maternity leave
You can maximize your Irish tax refund by claiming tax relief for certain expenses that you have incurred.
For example, you may be due to a tax refund if you incurred medical or non-routine dental expenses, paid tuition fees, or incurred nursing home expenses.
The average Irish tax refund is €1,076. So it is definitely worth checking how much you can claim back.
What’s more, when you apply with Taxback.com, you can get a free estimation of how much you are owed.
How do I claim my Irish tax refund?
In order to claim an Irish tax refund, you must file a tax return. Filing a tax return can be a confusing task for anyone.
While you can file directly with Revenue, Sinar Harapan Bangsa has partnered with Taxback.com to help you claim your tax back the easy way!
Their team of Irish tax experts will take care of all the paperwork so that you don’t have to.
What’s more, when you apply with Taxback.com, you are guaranteed to receive your maximum tax refund!
If you are due a tax refund, Taxback.com can go back four years in order to claim your entitlements and maximize your tax refund!
You can still apply with Taxback.com even if you have left Ireland – Taxback.com will transfer your refund into your bank account anywhere in the world.
It only takes a couple of minutes to apply with Taxback.com. In fact, all you need to do is complete the short form here.
When is the Irish tax deadline?
The deadline to file your tax return, if you are obliged to do so, is on or before the 31 October of the following year.
It is recommended that you file as early as possible because if you file late you may face penalties and fines from Revenue.
You can claim an Irish tax refund up to 4 years back, so the last year you can claim a refund for is 2017 (if you apply in 2021).
Where can I learn more about claiming my Irish tax refund?
For starters, be sure to check out the Taxback.com No-nonsense guide to PAYE taxes in Ireland for more information on Irish taxes and tax refunds for PAYE workers.
And, to find out more about the tax reliefs you may be entitled to as an Irish PAYE worker, check out this blog post on Irish tax reliefs.
If you have more questions about Irish taxes, you can reach out to the Taxback.com team directly in their Irish Office on 1800 99 18 05. You can also speak to a member of their Live Chat team who is on hand 24/7 to answer any of your queries.
I have worked in many countries overseas. Who can help me with my taxes?
If you have worked abroad, Taxback.com can help you to claim your tax refund.
The tax experts offer tax refund services in 11 countries, including:
When you apply with Taxback.com, their tax team will handle all of the tricky tax paperwork and ensure you receive your maximum refund.
Plus, if you have already returned to your home country, Taxback.com can transfer your money to your bank account anywhere in the world.
To find out how much tax back you can claim, simply complete the short form here.
Why apply with Taxback.com?
- Your maximum Irish tax refund guaranteed
- Total 4 year tax review – we ensure you claim every relief you’re entitled to
- Simple online process – no complicated forms
- Dedicated Personal Account Manager guides you through the process
- Refund delivered to your bank account anywhere in the world
- 24/7 Live Chat tax support