Filing your tax return
Help claiming a relief for pension contributions
The content of the video on this page is up to date even though it refers to the Income Tax Return (Form 11) 2018. The steps you follow when filing your Income Tax Return (Form 11) for 2020 are the same.
This video explains how to claim tax relief for pension contributions. It also explains how to use the pension relief calculator.
To make sure you are granted the correct relief you must enter your date of birth in the ‘Personal Details’ panel.
If you are claiming relief for pension contributions in respect of an Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) you claim the relief through the ‘PAYE/BIK/Pensions’ panel.
If you are claiming relief for pension contributions in respect of a Retirement Annuity Contract (RAC) or a Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) you claim the relief through the ‘Charges and Deductions’ panel.