Revenue received payroll information from employers for over 2.4 million employees, as part of the new arrangements for PAYE reporting which came into operation on January 1.

This represents 90% of all employees currently registered with Revenue.

Revenue is now writing to approximately 65,000 employers advising them to check their January Statement, and if amendments are required that revised submissions are completed before 14 February.

Ruth Kennedy, Revenue's Project Manager for PAYE Modernisation, said that if the payroll details set out in your January Statement are correct, no action is necessary and the details will be deemed to be your statutory monthly Return on 14 February. "If the information in your Statement is not correct, you have until 14 February to make revised submissions and these changes will automatically update your Statement". 
 
"Revenue's intention is to make the relevant payroll details available very shortly to each employee, so that they can access their pay, tax, USC and PRSI details in real-time. As such, employers need to fully appreciate that it is very important that all pay and statutory deductions details are reported as they occur so that the real-time employee record is always fully up to date," Ms Kennedy said.