How to prepare for PAYE Modernisation

As mentioned in our blog in May 2018 the Revenue Commissioners are introducing a new real time reporting regime for PAYE which will be operational for all employee payments being made from 1 January 2019. This new regime is known as PAYE Modernisation.

In preparation for the 1 January 2019 changes, Revenue have requested employers upload a list of their employees to Revenue through Revenue Online Service (ROS). This will ensure that both Revenue and employers records are aligned, and employers are receiving the most up to date employee information to calculate their deductions.

The Revenue have produced guidelines to help employers prepare the list, detailing what must be included on the list and how the list is to be uploaded. These guidelines can be accessed on the Revenue website.

Revenue advise that in preparing the list, an employer should ensure they have - 

They further advise that the following employees should be included in the list:

The deadline for submission of the list of employees is the 31st of October 2018.

If you require any assistance in preparing the list of employees please contact Róisín McDaid OSK Tax Advisers on 01 439 4200.

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