Kilkenny People: Are 12,700 Plus Workers in Kilkenny Missing out on Hundreds in Medical Expense Refunds?


Tax refund specialists are drawing fresh attention to the claiming of tax refunds on the back of Revenue’s current communications campaign, which was aimed at creating more awareness around people’s tax relief and rebate entitlements.

Eileen Devereux, Commercial Director at explained: “The number of people claiming medical expense tax refunds is still quite low. In Kilkenny alone, there were 15,927 people employed in the county in 2016[2] – meaning that up to 12,742 workers could be missing out on an average refund of €494[3] for medical expenses over 4 years. That’s a huge number of people that would benefit significantly from a post-Christmas lump-sum.”