Wheter your PAYE of self employed the tax system in Ireland only issues tax credits as directed by you.
We all recieve the standard credits (single / married persons) plus the PAYE credit but thats about it.
Depending on your circumstances, and how they change can effect your credits and therefore the amount of tax you pay !
For starters if you are married, and have children, and one spouse has either no income or earns less than €6,700 per annum, you can claim an extra credit worth up to €810.00 per annum. If you werent aware of this credit you can go back 4 years and claim up to €3,240.00
Drop us a note with your details and we can let you know within a day or two if a tax redund is due to you.
The carers credit applies to children, person 65 or over and a person permanently incapacitated