Job Assist (Long Term Unemployed taking up a Job)
There is a special tax relief for people who have been unemployed for one year or more and who take up a job. The tax relief is granted on a decreasing scale over a three year period. An additional tax relief is granted for each qualifying child.
- Leaflet IT 58 - Revenue Job Assist - Information for Employees
- Leaflet IT 59 - Revenue Job Assist - Information for Employers
- Revenue Job Assist FAQs (PDF, 100KB)
Form RJA - Revenue Job Assist Claim Form (PDF, 325KB)
Part 1 to be completed by employee.
Part 2 to be completed by employer.
Refer to charts for allowance due.
Updated: November 2012