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Service changes and updates IR offices, myIR and phone lines (SPK2IR) are unavailable until the morning of Thursday 28 October for planned system maintenance. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) You will not be able to apply for the RSP in myIR until the morning of Thursday 28 October. Businesses affected by the alert level increase that started on 17 August can apply in myIR from 28 October. Applications for a 4th payment round are planned to open on 29 October. Find out more

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) The government has announced an increase to the amount and frequency of the RSP from 12 November. Find out more

You'll have your own tax responsibilities when you're in employment. These are different if, for example, you're:

  • self employed
  • an employee (with PAYE deducted from your pay)
  • self employed, but also work for an employer
  • working part time but run a business.

Tax summary

If you are an employee working for an employer, then they'll manage tax and deductions for you.

It's different if you're self employed. You'll be responsible for your own tax.

Last updated: 30 Jan 2020
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