Revenue's accessibility statements
Revenue Online Service (ROS) Accessibility Statement
Measures to support accessibility
The Revenue Commissioners takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of ROS.ie:
- Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
- Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
- Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.
ROS.ie is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.
Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of ROS.ie. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on ROS.ie:
Accessibility of ROS.ie relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of ROS.ie , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions.
Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.
Known limitations for ROS.ie:
- Language: The 'Lang' attribute is not being used to identify the language on some pages.
- Labels: Some UI components do not have labels.
- Labels: Some pages have issues where they are missing alt attributes.
- On-Click-Handlers: Some pages do not have the on key press handler meaning links can only be accessed using a mouse.
- Tables: Some tables do not have the correct labelling elements.
- Tables: Some pages use nested tables.
- Ordering: Some pages have an un-structured tab ordering.
- Screen Readers: We are aware of an issue on form 11 (Income Tax Registration) where screen readers are currently unable to read some elements of the form.
The Revenue Commissioners assessed the accessibility of ROS.ie by the following approaches:
If you are not happy with Revenue’s response then you can make a complaint to the Ombudsman under the Disability Act.