Flat rate expenses relief is for PAYE employees. It is tax back compensation for expenses certain employees are paying, for example for buying and laundering their own uniforms (like nurses, shop assistant, hotel and hospital staff, pilot, steward, physiotherapist, pharmacist, optician etc.), buying tools (carpenter, plumber, motor mechanic etc.).
PAYE workers have a four-year time limit for claiming income tax refunds. If you want to claim tax credit/relief and get the refund for 2017, you need to submit your claim to Revenue by 31st December 2021. For other years, … Continue reading →