Ireland income tax law for 2019 Ireland Income Tax Rates for 2019

Ireland Income Tax Brackets

Tax Bracket (yearly earnings) Tax Rate (%)
€0 - €36,400 20.00%
€36,400 and up 41.00%

Ireland has a bracketed income tax system with two income tax brackets, ranging from a low of 20.00% for those earning under €36,400 to a high of 41.00% for those earning more then €36,400 a year.

How does the Ireland Income Tax compare to the rest of the world?

Out of the thirty four countries tracked, ten have a higher maximum income tax rate then Ireland. Countries with similar tax brackets include Italy with a maximum tax bracket of 43.00%, Australia with a maximum tax bracket of 45.00% and Greece with a maximum tax bracket of 45.00%. Keep in mind that our ranking measures only nationwide income taxes, and does not account for local income taxes at state, province, or municipal levels.

Ireland Income Taxes
Maximum Income Tax Income Tax Allowance World Tax Rank
41.00% €1,830 ($0 USD) 11th of 34

What is the Ireland Income Tax?

Ireland's personal income tax is a bracketed income tax that must be paid yearly by all citizens to the government of Ireland. Failure to pay, or underpayment of, the Ireland income tax can result in high fees, fines, or jail time.

In addition to Ireland's income tax, other taxes may apply to wages or profits earned, including social services, medical care, and capital gains taxes.

Ireland Income Tax Allowance

Ireland provides most taxpayers with an income tax allowance of €1,830, which can be kept as a tax-free personal allowance. Ireland's tax credit is a basic wastable tax credit, non-tapered, available to all (single) taxpayers without dependents.

A tax credit is a fixed amount of money that may be kept by taxpayers without paying any income taxes. Generally, a tax credit is subtracted from your gross income before your taxable income is calculated.


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