Pension Related Deduction (PRD)

Pension Related Deduction (PRD)

17 December 2018: Circular 0084/2018 - Replacement of Pension Related Deduction (PRD) by Additional Superannuation Contribution (ASC) and the Rates and Thresholds of the Additional Superannuation Contribution with Effect from 1 January 2019 for members of Standard Accrual Pension Scheme, Fast Accrual Pension Scheme and Single Pension Scheme.

06 December, 2016: Circular 0077/2016 Issued - Revision of Pension Related Deduction with Effect from 01 January 2017

Pension Related Deduction (PRD) was introduced as part of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009.  All teaching and non teaching staff are liable for PRD. 

Form DES_PRD10 is a declaration of an individual’s status with regard to any public service pension scheme. It also is a declaration of an individual’s main and subsidiary employers where an individual has more than one public service employment.  For further information on completing this form, please see Information Note Form DES_PRD10.

Frequently Asked Questions in relation to PRD in general are available on the website of the Department of Finance.


Payroll Division, (please identify the relevant payroll area - Primary, Post Primary, Non-teaching Staff or Retired Staff).
Department of Education and Skills,
County Westmeath,
N37 X659