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Gift employees up to €1,000 – Tax Free

Employers gift up to €500

Employers can give employees a small benefit of up to €1,000 in value, TAX FREE, each year.   The gift must NOT be in cash.   The gift must not exceed €1,000 in value.   Tax-free vouchers or benefits can be used only to purchase goods or services. Examples include; Shop Local vouchers, Supermarket vouchers, […]

Claiming Dependent Relative Tax Credit 2022

Tax Credits for Dependent Relatives

Are you providing some care or financial help to a relative at your own expense? You may qualify to claim the Dependent Relative Tax Credit. Who can claim the Dependent Relative Tax Credit? If you provide some care or financial help to a relative at your own expense, you may be entitled to the Dependent […]

How to claim Flat Rate Expenses for my job

Flat rate expenses for each job

You may be able to claim Flat Rate Expenses for your job and pay less tax.   Firstly, Flat Rate Expenses are for employee’s and NOT for the *self-employed*. Secondly, Flat Rate Expenses have been agreed by Revenue and you don’t need to keep any receipts to claim them. Thirdly, you don’t automatically get the flat […]

Claiming Meal Allowance in Ireland

table set for a meal

Can I claim Meal Allowance?  (known as Subsistence Allowance)   If you are an employee* and you answer YES to all the following conditions;    you’ve had to travel away from your normal place of work and  your travel is necessary in the performance of your work duties and  the travel is more than 8 […]

Home Carer Tax Credit, Incapacitated Child, Employing a Carer Tax Relief

Family home carer incapacitate child

If someone, young or old depends on you – you may qualify for Home Carer Tax Credit, Incapacitated Child Tax Credit or Dependent Relative Tax Credit Nursing  Home Tax relief, Private Nursing  Tax relief, Employing a carer Tax relief, Home Carer Tax credit, Incapacitated Child Tax credit, Dependent relative Tax credit   1.   Nursing Home […]

How to claim Remote Working Tax Relief

Donegal payroll services Remote worker working at home

Are you an Remote Worker?  If so, you may qualify for Remote Working Tax Relief. If you’ve been asked to work from home then you have two options when it comes to claiming tax relief towards additional heating, electrical and broadband home expenses.   1. Your employer may pay you Flat Rate remote worker expenses […]

How to claim tax back on Health Expenses

Donegal payroll services Tax back on health expenses

Who can claim tax refunds on Health Expenses? Tax refunds on Health Expenses can be claimed by those who are employed or self-employed.   Firstly, you’ll have to have paid Tax/USC for the year to be able to claim a tax refund on Health Expenses. If you’ve not paid any Tax/USC in the year in […]

How to claim Tax back in Ireland – Free Guide

Donegal payroll services Claim tax back in Ireland

I’m always getting asked, “How do I claim my Tax and USC back?” Lots of people know they can claim tax back but don’t know how to go about it. You can do it yourself for free.   A single person’s claim is generally straight forward. Married/separated persons can be more complicated due to the […]

Calculate your Tax and USC manually

Payroll Express Services Donegal Calculate your Tax and USC

To calculate your Tax and USC manually lets you compare your calculation to how much you ACTUALLY paid. The difference in these two figures (your calculation and amount you actually paid) will reveal if you underpaid or overpaid your Tax and USC.   Before you start you will need to write down your figures 1 […]