Tax relief on utilities may be claimed by the individual employee, directly with the Revenue Commissioners.
The Revenue Commissioners will identify if the employee qualifies for such a relief. Employees will need to provide supporting utility bills / receipts.
Ahead of contacting the Revenue Commissioners, a letter can be obtained from Human Resources confirming your hybrid working.
Accessing Revenue Personal Account
- Staff can complete the relevant form(s) on the Revenue website: myAccount
- You can click on ‘Review your tax’ link in PAYE Services;
- Select the Income Tax return for the relevant tax year;
- Select ‘Other PAYE Expenses’ in the ‘Tax Credits and Reliefs’ page and insert the amount of expense at the ‘Amount Claimed’ section.
As a claim may be selected for future examination, all documentation relating to a claim should be retained for a period of six years from the end of the tax year to which the claim relates. Please check the Revenue website for details on how such relief is calculated.