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A brief summary of the Income Tax Rates in Ireland is given below - the figures shown are valid from from January 2014

Note: As well as income tax - other deductions are taken from wages in Ireland. There is the Universal Social Charge. See more about the Universal Social Charge Here.

Another deduction from gross pay is PRSI (Pay Related Social Insurance) .
PRSI rates in 2014 :
For private sector PAYE workers - the majority are Class A PRSI - deductions are at 4%.
From Jan 2013 PRSI is charged on all income when you earn more than €352 a week
. Prior to January 2013 - no PRSI was charged on the first €127 a week.

Personal Tax Credits in Ireland from January 2014 (No change from 2013)

Single Taxpayers
Personal tax credits of €1,650
PAYE tax credit of €1650
Income Tax Rate : 20% on the first 32,800 ; 41% on the balance

Married Taxpayers (two incomes)
Personal tax credits of €3,300
PAYE tax credit of €1650
Income Tax Rate: 20% on the first 65,600 ; 41% on the balance

Married Taxpayers (single income)
Personal tax credits of €3,300
PAYE tax credit of €1650
Income Tax Rate : 20% on the first €41,800 and 41% on the balance




Example : Calculation of Take Home Pay : 2014

A single person , employee earning €34000.
Gross Income Tax = €7052 (20% on the first €32800 and 41% on the remainder ).
Less Tax credits of €3300 - so tax due = €3752
Universal Social Charge - €1699
PRSI = €1360
Net Pay = €27,189

More examples of Take Home Pay in Ireland here

Tip - Refuse disposal charges or Bin Charges qualify for tax relief..

Tip A tax credit for homemakers is available for married couples, where one spouse works in the home caring for a dependent person(s) and the home carer's income in their own right does not exceed 5,080.

Tip: Refunds of Tax may be claimed in respect of qualifying medical expenses incurred by a taxpayer and/ or his /her dependants.

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