Revenue have announced that all all newly registering Income tax (IT) cases from 01 January 2015 will have to file Form 11 Tax Returns electronically, using Revenue’s Online Service (ROS). Taxpayers will be notified at time of registration of their mandatory obligations.
Since 2009 the categories of taxpayers obliged to pay and file electronically has gradually been expanding . From 1st January 2015 all newly registering IT cases will become mandatory efilers.
The penalty for a specified taxpayer not making an electronic payment or filing a return is €1,520.
In some cases Revenue may exclude a taxpayer from their obligation to pay and file electronically, if Revenue is satisfied that the taxpayer does not have the capacity to do so.
Read more on the Revenue site