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Our tax stories are frequently in the press and we’re often invited to comment on topical tax issues. We generate news coverage both in Ireland and
overseas. This year our coverage has spanned a wide range of stories including: Australian Income Tax and Superannuation Refunds, the Local Property Tax in Ireland, CSR activity we carried out and our Irish tax return service.

Below you can see the taxback.com stories that generated headlines over the last couple of months.

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Ways to save money on the cost of going to college

..., nor any part of the tuition fees that is met directly or indirectly by a grant, a scholarship, or where fees are reimbursed by an employer," says Joanna Murphy of Taxback.com . Tax relief is granted at 20 per cent. There is a limit of fees – €7,000 per course – on which you can claim relief. However, this doesn't mean you can claim relief up to a...
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09 August 2022 - irishtimes.com

Does the taxman owe you money?

...Based on recent provisional figures from Revenue indicating that up to €300m was potentially overpaid by taxpayers in 2021, tax refund specialists Taxback.com have released their Customer Index 2021, detailing how much Irish people are claiming back, who is best at claiming and what are the top reliefs and refunds.    The Taxback.com Index reveals... that between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021, the average refund claimed by taxpayers was €1,880 – up from €1076 in previous years. Medical expense tax refunds were found to retain the top spot as the most common relief claimed in the year. The data, which looks at the refunds that Taxback.com's clients applied for and received over the...
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08 August 2022 - kilkennypeople.ie

Workers entitled to average of €1,880 tax refunds - here’s how to apply for it

...Workers are entitled to a tax refund with the average amount around €1,880 per person. A recent survey completed by Taxback.com showed that men are more likely to claim their tax refund when compared to women. However, many people can be overwhelmed by the process of claiming back money so here is a simple step-by-step guide on how...
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08 August 2022 - rsvplive.ie

The average tax refund is now €1,880 (but many of us NEVER claim it back) - Yay Cork

...Inflation is at record levels. But as most of us take a careful look at our spending, Revenue records reveal that a whopping €620m has been overpaid in taxes since 2019… and many people never get around to claiming back what they are owed. According to research by Taxback.com, it could be a pretty penny too; between the end of 2020 and the end of... 2021, the average refund claimed by taxpayers amounted to €1,880 – up €700 from €1076 in previous years. "Although we're only halfway through the year, 2022 has already seen record levels of inflation jumping to a 40-year high and hitting the pockets of Irish households hard," said Joanna Murphy, CEO of Taxback.com. "Most of us are looking...
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08 August 2022 - yaycork.ie

An estimated €620million in overpaid tax has yet to be claimed from Revenue by people in Carlow, Kilkenny and across the country

...Taxback & Transfermate premises in Kilkenny (Googlemaps) An estimated €620million in overpaid tax has yet to be claimed from Revenue according to Taxback.com The Kilkenny-headquartered company says the money dates back to 2019 with a surplus of up to €300million recorded for 2021 alone. The accountancy firm's analysis also shows the... value of tax refunds increased by 74% between 2020 and 2021, to an average refund of €1,880. Joanny Murphy is CEO of Taxback.com and says "Generally people that are PAYE workers don't expect to get tax back, they think that their payroll department take care of all of that, they simply look at what comes into their bank account at the end of the...
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08 August 2022 - kclr96fm.com

Tax refunds soar to €1,900 average as claims rise due to cost of living crisis

...conducted by Taxback.com, they found that men are more active in claiming tax refunds than women and claim for higher amounts. Average tax refunds have increased by over €700 in recent years, and currently stands at roughly €1,880. A recent Dail questioning from Sinn Fein's finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty revealed that hundreds of thousands of..., around 270,000 are believed to have overpaid €150million in the same tax category. Taxback.com have said that between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021, the average refund claimed their clients amounted to €1,880, an increase of €1,076 in previous years. Medical expense tax refunds were found to be the most common relief claimed last year. The...
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08 August 2022 - thesun.ie

It's estimated up to €620 million in overpaid tax has yet to be claimed from Revenue - iRadio

...Taxback.com says some of the money that still hasn't been claimed from Revenue dates back to 2019. (Source: peakpx) It is estimated that €620,000,000 in overpaid tax is yet to be claimed from Revenue. Taxback.com says the money dates back to 2019, and estimates that a surplus of up to €300,000,000 was recorded for 2021 alone. Analysis by the... accountancy firm also shows the value of tax refunds increased by 74 per cent between 2020 and 2021 to an average refund of €1,880. CEO of Taxback.com, Joanna Murphy, says PAYE workers could be due a tax refund: "Generally people that are PAYE workers don't expect to get tax back.  They think that their Payroll department takes care of all that.  They...
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08 August 2022 - iradio.ie

€620m in overpaid tax still to claim: Taxpayers urged to not leave €1,800+ ‘windfall’ behind

...Taxback.com Index reveals that between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021, the average refund claimed by taxpayers amounted to €1,880 – up from €1,076 in previous years. Medical expense tax refunds were found to retain the top spot as the most common relief claimed in the year. The data, which looks at the refunds that Taxback.com's clients applied for and...On the back of recent provisional figures from Revenue indicating that as much as €300 million was potentially overpaid by taxpayers in 2021, tax refund specialists Taxback.com have released their Customer Index 2021. It details how much Irish people are claiming back, who is best at claiming and what are the top reliefs and refunds. The...
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08 August 2022 - kildare-nationalist.ie

€620m in overpaid tax still to be claimed

...The average tax refund has increased by over €800, new figures from Taxback.com's Customer Index for 2021 shows. The Taxback.com Index reveals that between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021, the average refund claimed by taxpayers amounted €1,880, up from €1,076 in previous years. Medical expense tax refunds retained their top spot as the most... figures from Revenue indicating that as much as €300m was potentially overpaid by taxpayers last year. Joanna Murphy, CEO of Taxback.com, said that although we are only halfway through the year, 2022 has already seen record levels of inflation jumping to a 40 year high and hitting the pockets of Irish households hard. "Most of us are looking to tighten...
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08 August 2022 - rte.ie

Average tax refund rises as cost-of-living crisis boosts number of claims at Revenue

...The average amount of tax people are claiming back from Revenue has increased to almost €1,900. t comes as the cost-of-living crisis prompts more people to reclaim money they are owned. Men are more active in claiming refunds than women, and for higher amounts, according to a survey by claims specialists Taxback.com. The average.... Taxback.com said between the end of 2020 and the end of 2021, the average refund claimed by its clients amounted to €1,880. This was up from €1,076 in previous years. Medical expense tax refunds were found to be the most common relief claimed last year. The average refund for men last year was €490, compared with €470 for women. Chief executive of...
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08 August 2022 - independent.ie

Workers in Mayo have access to more than 30 hubs in the region

...More than six in 10 workers "love the idea" of remote working hubs and would be willing to use one of the Government's new 242 Connected Hubs facilities, if there was one in their area. According to the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey of 1,200+ taxpayers from Taxback.com's customer database, 55% of those surveyed consider... working in the office to be more expensive than working from home, whereas 33% say the costs are about the same. Barry Cahill, Director of Taxback.com's Employee Financial Wellbeing Service, stated: "To date, the State has invested more than €100 million upgrading former banks, Garda stations and other disused buildings to convert them into remote...
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05 August 2022 - advertiser.ie

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