As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, the HRI scheme provided tax relief on qualifying expenditures for home improvements, repairs, and renovations. The relief was granted at a rate of 13.5% of the qualifying expenditure, up to a maximum of €30,000. The scheme covered works such as extensions, renovations, and certain repairs carried out by qualifying contractors.
Regarding swim spas specifically, whether they would qualify for tax relief under the HRI scheme would depend on several factors. These may include the purpose of the swim spa (e.g., if it is primarily for therapeutic use), whether it is installed as part of a larger renovation project, and if it meets the eligibility criteria outlined by the Revenue Commissioners.
It’s crucial to consult with a tax professional who is knowledgeable about the current tax laws and regulations in Ireland to determine if a swim spa or any other home improvement expenses are eligible for tax deductions or relief. They will be able to provide personalized advice based on your specific circumstances.