INFORMATION ON THE ‘JULY STIMULUS PACKAGE’ ANNOUNCED ON 23 JULY 2020

Hi All, I am sending some details of a number of interesting features of the recent stimulus package announced by the Government at the start of last week.  Please do note that because the details of the various schemes are being tweaked almost by the hour by the government, the information here is as current as […]

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It’s nearly time to pay and file…

Please find below a checklist which you may find useful in the compilation of relevant information required for the forthcoming Income, Capital Gains & Capital Acquisitions Tax returns and payment filing deadlines.  If you are unsure of the deadlines, please check either with myself or on www.revenue.ie   CHECKLIST FOR TAX YEAR 2016 Indicate (if […]

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Home Renovation Incentive Scheme

 The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) scheme enables homeowners (or landlords – not dealt with here) to claim tax relief on repairs, renovations or improvement work that is carried out on their main home or rental property by tax-compliant contractors and that is subject to 13.5% VAT. The HRI is paid in the form of a tax credit […]

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Grant of €2,500 to enhance your online trading presence

Having an online presence is one of the most important things you can do for your business in this modern age. If you can’t be found online, then you don’t exist to a lot of potential customers. A website can open up a whole world of opportunities to enhance your current business model, such as hugely […]

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4 Things every Company Director should know…

During the day at work I regularly come across a new release from Revenue, a new paper published by the CRO, an important fact released in new legislation etc… all of which I think “My clients need to know this” or “That’s something that company directors should be made aware of”.  As a part of […]

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Check your social insurance contributions here…

One thing I am often asked by my clients is how to access and check their social insurance contributions received to date during their working career.  Whilst this is not something that may trouble a 22 year old, believe me it becomes ever more pertinent as the years progress… and unfortunately they do!  If, like […]

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Delighted to be a presenter at the Cork Chamber of Commerce Business Owners Hub

 

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INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE

Back in November 2015, I was lucky enough to be asked to speak to participants in the New Frontiers programme in CIT. The presentation I gave, an “Introduction To Finance” should be extremely useful to all business owners and as such I wanted to make it widely available as I’m sure that it will prove […]

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PRICING, BREAK-EVEN AND MARGIN

Through running my own business or in the role of Head of Finance in various companies, I’ve learnt that the success or failure of a business will depend on a small number of critical areas of financial management.  Additionally, I’ve attended many workshops for business owners where one of the frequent topics to be raised […]

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2016 CAN BE A GREAT YEAR FOR YOU AND FOR YOUR BUSINESS

As I write this post in the middle of December 2015, I know that I have a lot to do before the year comes to an end. Mind you, we can think that December 31st is just another day in the middle of a week, falling as it will on a Thursday. However, not just […]