23 September 2016

Dwelling house relief explained

John who is 80 and suffering from poor health wants his son Michael and Michael’s wife Mary, to move into his house to help care for him and John wishes to gift the house to them. Michael wants to know what the tax consequences will be for each of...
John Glennon, interview, The Irish Times
6 September 2016

Me & my money - John Glennon

Are you a saver or a spender? I think a spender. I do try to put some money aside for a rainy day but with two daughters, I find I am quickly relieved of any surplus cash.
Foreign Currency Webinar
24 June 2016

Foreign Currency Webinar

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Irish winner at European Business Awards
23 June 2016

Irish winner at European Business Awards

On Friday evening, 16th June, Europe's 12 best businesses were celebrating after being named winners in the 2015/16 European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM, at an exclusive awards ceremony in Milan attended by prominent businesses leaders,...
23 June 2016

EU member states agree Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive

On 21 June, the EU’s ministers of Finance and Economic Affairs (ECOFIN Council) reached unanimous political agreement on a draft Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive. This will provide a set of legally binding anti-avoidance measures, which all Member...
22 June 2016

Global business reaction to BEPS

Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) refers to the erosion of national taxation bases and the artificial shifting of profits between jurisdictions resulting generally from the inability of industrial-age tax laws to respond to the digital economy...
Irish business leader wins entrepreneur of the year award at prestigious European Business Awards sponsored by RSM
21 June 2016

Irish business leader wins entrepreneur of the year award at prestigious European Business Awards sponsored by RSM

John Power, CEO of Aerogen in the Republic of Ireland has won the RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the final of the European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM on 17 June in Milan.
9 June 2016

VAT registration tax flash

As you may be aware, Irish VAT registration applications are subject to robust vetting procedures by the Irish tax authorities, which can result in long waiting times for tax registration, especially for non-resident entities.
Tax flash
3 June 2016

Tax flash

Revenue issued an eBrief yesterday to inform us that the Tax and Duty Manual for Payments on termination of an office or employment or removal from employment has been updated to clarify the employment income included when calculating the increased...
5 May 2016

Can I bring forward capital loss on my investment property?

Q I purchased an investment property in Ireland in December 1973 for £5,500, plus expenses of £514, total outlay being £6,014. I sold the property in June 1983 for £18,000. Indexation relief was allowable over this period. When this was applied a...