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Income Tax & Preliminary Tax

Should I be Income Tax Registered?

You should register for Income Tax if;

  • You are self-employed
  • In receipt of additional income outside of PAYE, exceeding €5,000
What is Preliminary Tax and do I have to pay it?

Preliminary Tax is an estimate of the income tax due for a tax year. This is paid in advance of filing your income tax return for that year. This is due by 31st October of that tax year.

Preliminary Tax due is;

  • 90% of the tax due for that year
  • 100% of the tax due for the previous tax year
  • 105% of the tax due for the tax year preceding the previous year but only applicable if currently paying by direct debit.

For example, Preliminary Tax due for the year 2020 is due to be paid by 31st October 2020. This can be submitted when filing your 2019 Income Tax Return. Underpayment or late payments of Preliminary Tax may be charged interest for each day past the deadline.

Pay and File System – how does this work?

By the 31st October each year, you must;

  • Pay your Preliminary Tax for that year i.e 2020
  • File your Tax Return for the previous year i.e 2019
  • Pay any balance of tax due for the previous year i.e 2019

The pay and file deadline is extended into November for returns filed online through Revenue Online Services (ROS). Late filing of tax returns will incur surcharges of 5% of tax due within 2 months of filing or 10% of tax due thereafter.

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Extension of Pay & File Deadline for Self-Assessed

Revenue have confirmed they have extended the Pay & File Deadline to Tuesday 12th November for all self-assessed individuals. In order to qualify for this extension, you must pay and file through ROS.

The individual must;

  • Pay Preliminary Tax due for 2019
  • Pay Income Tax Balance for 2018

This extension also applies for beneficiaries who have received gifts and inheritances with valuation dates in the year ended 31st August 2019. The Capital Acquisition return and payment must be paid through ROS to qualify.

As with every year, as it is an extremely busy period, we would advise all our clients that in order to give enough time to review your tax year and to submit it, paperwork must be submitted as soon as possible for 2018

Have a query? Contact us on 01 539 7999

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Extension of Pay & File Deadline for ROS Customers 2018

Revenue has announced an extension to the ROS Return Filing and Tax payment date to Wednesday, 14th November.

This applies to certain self-assessed Income Tax customers and for customers liable to CAT (Capital Acquisitions Tax). Also for any PAYE customers who are required to file a Form 12 for 2017 and do so online, this due date also applies.

To avail of this extension, customers must pay and file through ROS. Otherwise, the payment deadline remains no later than 31st October 2018.

Please feel free to contact us should you have a query on this on 01 539 7999.

 

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