Flat Rate Expenses

Flat Rate Expenses are the cost of equipment that you need for work, if you are in employment. This equipment may include tools, uniforms and stationery.

See Flat Rate Expense allowances for more details.

To claim Flat Rate Expenses in the current year:

  • Sign in to myAccount.
  • Select 'Manage Your Tax 2023'.
  • Click 'Claim tax credits'.
  • Select 'Your job' and click 'Flat Rate Expenses'.
  • Complete and submit the form.

To claim Flat Rate Expenses for 2019 and subsequent years

  • Sign in to myAccount.
  • Click on 'Review Your Tax 2019-2022' link in PAYE Services.
  • Request Statement of Liability.
  • Click on 'Complete Income Tax Return'.
  • In the 'Tax Credits & Reliefs' page, select 'Your Job-Flat Rate Expenses' and add the credit.
  • Complete and submit the form.

Flat Rate Expenses can also be claimed on Income Tax Return (Form 11) through the Revenue Online Service (ROS).