Blind Person’s Tax Credit

If you are blind or you have impaired vision during the tax year, you can claim the Blind Person’s Tax Credit. If you are married or in a civil partnership and you are both blind, you receive a doubled tax credit. The Blind Person’s Tax Credit is: €1,650 per year for

Help with Low Pay:

There are some tax and social welfare measures which help employees on low pay. Rules Working Family Payment Working Family Payment (formerly known as Family Income Supplement (FIS)) is a weekly tax-free payment that gives help to those on low pay. It is available to employees with children. Getting social welfare

Tax Back on Guide Dogs

Tax back on Guide Dog: If you are blind or visually impaired, you can claim a tax credit if you own a trained guide dog. You can also claim the Blind Tax Credit. The Guide Dog Allowance is an allowance of €825 per year. Use myAccount to claim the Guide Dog Allowance. Assistance dogs provided

How to Reclaim VAT on Aids and Appliances for Persons with Disabilities

VAT refunds on aids and appliances used by people with disabilities: If you live in Ireland and you have a disability, you may get a refund of Value-Added Tax (VAT) on certain special aids and appliances that you need. In some cases people who pay for aids and appliances that are for

Tax Relief on the Costs of Employing a Home Carer

Tax relief on the costs of employing a home carer You can claim tax relief on the cost of employing a carer either if you employ one for yourself, or for another family member. You can employ the carer directly or you can use an agency that employs carers. If

Home Carer Tax Credit

Home Carer Tax Credit: A Home Carer Tax Credit is a tax credit given to married couples or civil partners (who are jointly assessed for tax) where one spouse or civil partner works in the home caring for a dependent person. The tax you are liable to pay is calculated

Tax Relief for Drivers and Passengers with Disabilities

Tax relief for Drivers and Passengers with Disabilities: The Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme provides a range of tax reliefs linked to the purchase and use of specially constructed or adapted vehicles by drivers and passengers with a disability. The rules of the scheme are set out in the

Incapacitated Child Tax Credit

Incapacitated Child Tax Credit: You can claim an Incapacitated Child Tax Credit if you are the parent or guardian of a child who is permanently incapacitated, either physically or mentally and Became so before reaching 21 years of age or Becomes permanently incapacitated after reaching the age of 21, but while

Dependent Relative Tax Credit

Dependent Relative Tax Credit: If you are caring for a dependent relative you may qualify for the Dependent Relative Tax Credit. Rules You can claim Dependent Relative Tax Credit if you maintain at your own expense: A relative, including a relative of your spouse or civil partner, who is unable

Taxation of Social Welfare Payments

Taxation of Social Welfare Payments: All income in Ireland is generally subject to taxation. Your social welfare payment may or may not be deemed taxable but even if your social welfare payment is taxable, you may not actually have to pay tax on it. If you are getting a social