Can Nurses and care workers get tax rebate on uniform?

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Can Nurses and care workers get tax rebate on uniform?

  • 07 January
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The majority of PAYE workers are missing out on hundreds of euro each year on a relatively unknown tax allowance. uniform expenses fall under flat-rate expenses.

What is Flat-rate expenses?

Flat-rate expenses are those that cover the cost of equipment your employee needs for work. This equipment may include tools, uniforms and stationery. These allowances, can be claimed as a deduction on your income solely based on a worker’s job description.

How can you claim uniform tax rebate?

Nurses who are obliged to supply and launder their own uniforms can claim €733, while nursing assistants – including attendants, orderlies, and nurses’ aides – with the same obligation can claim €526.

It’s important to be aware that the flat rate expense deduction isn’t automatic. You have to get in contact with Revenue and ask about the FREE allowance. But once you confirm that you’re employed in an area that qualifies for the deductions, you can get claim expenses back for the last four years.

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