Tax reliefs, deductions & exemptions


The following is a general outline of the tax reliefs, deductions and exemptions that may be available to qualifying businesses as part of the government's efforts to contribute towards job creation:

1.  The Revenue Job Assist Scheme;
2.  Employer Job (PRSI) Incentive Scheme; 
3.  Tax Relief for New Start-up Companies (Section 486C Taxes Consolidation Act 1997); 
4.  The Seed Capital Scheme: Tax Refunds for New Enterprises; 
5.  Employment and Investment Incentive (EII); 
6.  Retraining Relief; 
7.  Certain Employment Grants and Recruitment Subsidies to be paid Tax Free;
8.  Film Relief; 
9.  Research and Development Tax Credit; 
10.  Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit - Key Employees;
11.  Special Assignee Relief Programme (SARP); and
12.  Foreign Earnings Deduction.

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