These technical issues led to Revenue extending the pay and file deadline to 6pm on 13 November 2019.

However as issues are still arising Revenue have  issued a further update that states:

"In light of the difficulties experienced with the ROS system over the last couple of days, a surcharge will not apply to any 2018 income tax self-assessed returns filed online this week."  Read More

Hopefully lessons will be learned by everyone from this situation.

  • file well in advance of the deadline and set a payment date of the deadline when submitting the return:
  • incentivise early filing – a tax discount would be appreciated; and
  • test systems in advance to ensure that they can deal with large volumes of data.




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