Filing your tax return

Help claiming a relief for pension contributions

Note

The content of the video on this page is up to date even though it refers to the Form 11 2018. The steps you follow when filing your Form 11 for 2019 are the same.

This video explains how to claim tax relief for pension contributions. It also explains how to use the pension relief calculator.

Note

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.