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Submitting a P46 to ROS

This utility facilitates the submission of one new employee who does not have a P45 from their previous employment, through ROS. The new employee must be entered in the Add/Amend Employees section before proceeding. For assistance with this click here


Important Notes

  • A P46 should only be submitted to Revenue where a P45 has not been received from the new employee and the new employee hasn't registered their new employment themselves through Revenue's 'myAccount' service. If you have received a P45 from the new employee, then a P45 Part 3 must be submitted instead.
  • The submission of the P46 will result in Revenue issuing a Tax Credit Certificate to the new employer (P2C via ROS).

  • All P46 submissions must include a valid employee PPS number. Revenue and ROS will not accept these submissions without a PPSN. 


Submitting a P46 to ROS


To access this utility, go to ROS > P46 and P45 (Part 3) > P46 for single employee


  • Select the Employee

  • Click Prepare File

  • Click Save

  • The P46 file will save as the employee's PPS number - this can be renamed if you wish

  • The P46 file is now ready to be uploaded to ROS



Uploading the P46 to ROS


To upload the P46 to ROS, go to > Login to ROS


  • Under My Services - Select Upload Form(s) Completed Offline 

  • Select New Employee

  • Click Upload Return





  • Browse to your saved P46 file

  • Click Add File(s)




  • Enter your Password

  • Click Upload File(s)


Once successfully submitted, confirmation will display on screen accompanied by a confirmation number for the submission.


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