PAYE taxpayers are reminded that there is a 4 year time limit for claiming tax refunds, hence the deadline for 2015 claims is 31st December 2019.

At the beginning of November, Revenue wrote to approximately 130,000 PAYE taxpayers who have paid tax but have not claimed any additional tax credits or reliefs in the previous 5 years. Some of the most common reasons for tax refund claims include health expenses, nursing home fees, tuition fees, flat rate expenses, non-routine dental treatment, change in personal circumstances, etc