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Taxes Consolidation Act, 1997 (Number 39 of 1997)


531K Repayments.

(1) In any case of underpayment or overpayment of income levy to the Collector-General, payment of the amount not paid or repayment of the amount overpaid, as the case may be, shall be made to or by the Collector-General, as appropriate.

(2) In the case of an individual to whom paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of section 531B(2) applies, any income levy deducted from his or her income shall be repaid to the individual by the Revenue Commissioners on receipt of a valid claim made in such manner as may be approved by the Revenue Commissioners, and for the purposes of such repayment the income levy shall be deemed to be income tax.

(3) Where, at the end of a year of assessment, married persons assessed to tax for the year of assessment under section 1017, one or both of whom have reached the age of 65 years or over at any time during the year of assessment, prove to the satisfaction of the Revenue Commissioners that their aggregate income from all sources is not in excess of twice the limit set out in section 531B(2)(c), then the Revenue Commissioners shall repay such income levy, if any, as has been deducted from that income during that year of assessment.




Inserted by F(No.2)A08 s2(a). This section is deemed to have come into force and takes effect as on and from 1 January 2009.