says some of the money that still hasn’t been claimed from Revenue dates back to 2019.

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It is estimated that €620,000,000 in overpaid tax is yet to be claimed from Revenue. 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, 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 simply look at what comes into their bank account at the end of the week or the end of the month and they think that everything is taken care of.

“Anybody that’s had medical bills, dental treatment, that have children in college, perhaps have a loved one in a nursing home – there’s a plethora of different tax reliefs and refunds and rebates that are available to everyone in the state.”