Pay and file


This section sets out how to submit your Income Tax or Capital Acquisition Tax return through Revenue Online Service (ROS).

Under self-assessment there is a common date for the payment of tax and filing of tax returns. You must pay and file on or before 31 October.

If you both pay and file through ROS, you can avail of an extended filing date.

For returns due on 31 October 2021, the extended filing date is Wednesday 17 November, as explained in the ebrief 0882021 

In addition to the information provided in this section, you may also like to visit the Guide to self-assessment section.

The ROS Technical Helpdesk will provide the following extended opening hour services for the 2021 peak Income Tax pay and file period:

Date   Opening Hours

Monday, 15 November 2021

09.00 - 20.00

Tuesday, 16 November 2021

09.00 - 20.00

Wednesday, 17 November   2021

09.00 - 24.00

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