Official Languages Act

Revenue’s Irish Language Scheme

The Official Languages Act 2003 requires public bodies to prepare a scheme detailing the services that they will provide through the medium of:

  • Irish
  • English
  • both Irish and English.

Information regarding Revenue’s Irish Language Scheme can be found in the following documents:

Conducting your business with Revenue through Irish

Did you know that Revenue provides a wide range of services to its Irish speaking customers?

We provide a range of content in Irish and English on our website. In addition, we assist Irish speaking customers in the following ways:

  • If you wish to have your tax affairs dealt with through Irish, you can let us know by contacting your Revenue Office
  • Business customers, including the self-employed, can register for ROS and use the service to file certain forms and payments as well as claim repayments online.
  • Pay As You Earn (PAYE) employees who have registered for PAYE services can:
    • view information held on their Revenue record
    • claim tax credits and declare additional income
    • update personal information, and so on.
  • The e-form 12 allows employees to electronically complete a return of income as well as claim tax credits, allowances and reliefs for a calendar year.
  • Our PAYE phone service provides customers with the option of having their query dealt with through Irish.
  • We provide an Irish language service at a number of our public offices.
  • You can pay your Local Property Tax online (LPT) through Irish and also get a receipt for your payment.
  • You can have all your business in relation to the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) dealt with through Irish. This includes homeowners and contractors inputting details of works as well as homeowners making claims.

Revenue is committed to increasing the amount of Irish language services it provides, including content on our website.