RSM Ireland


Minimising taxation to improve the financial position of companies and individuals.

At RSM, we believe in looking beyond the tax situation. We understand the consequences of taxation and take a holistic and commercial view and offer practical and direct advice. Our approach can be summarised as:

  • risk assessment;

  • consider options – “sense checking”;

  • maximise resources and wealth; and

  • planning to facilitate decision making.

Most business decisions have a taxation implication. We work with clients to arrive at the best options for them. We listen to your business and personal goals and plan accordingly.

Contact RSM Ireland about our tax health check to see how you are preparing for your future.

Budget 2018 commentary

Ireland’s Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform announced Ireland’s Budget 2018 Statement at 1.00pm today. Please see below our brief document which comments on Budget 2018 and summarises the main changes in respect of taxation policy. For any further information, please refer to your usual contact at RSM Ireland.
10 October 2017
Budget 2018 commentary

Tax flash – Review of Ireland’s corporation tax code

On 12 September, a report on Ireland’s Corporation Tax Code was published by Minister Paschal Donohoe T.D. (Finance and Public Expenditure & Reform), which makes a number of recommendations for future changes to Ireland’s corporation tax regime.   We've got what you need to know here. Topics covered include:
18 September 2017
corporation tax, Irish corporation tax, Ireland's corporation tax

OECD awards Ireland highest international rating on tax transparency

On 25 August, the OECD’s Global Forum on transparency and exchange of information for tax purpose awarded Ireland the highest international rating on tax transparency and exchange of information.
29 August 2017
Irish OECD award

Brexit and tax considerations

There are several tax issues which Brexit will throw up which are worth considering. Clearly at this stage we do not have a real insight as to how the final deal will look but there is certainly some contingency planning that can be undertaken in preparation for what lies ahead. The key areas to be looked at are:
17 July 2017

Employers be aware, amendment to civil service mileage rates

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform recently published new civil service mileage rates.  As you will be aware, these provide the maximum limits for businesses that offer employees tax free reimbursement for business motoring expenses.  The new rates came into effect on 1 April 2017.
11 April 2017
Mileage rates tax flash

Revenue Commissioners issue eBrief on R&D Tax Credits

The Revenue Commissioners published eBrief No. 17/17 on 17 February concerning its audit policy of R&D tax credit claims. It provides that Revenue will minimise the need to engage experts to verify the Science Test requirement for R&D tax credit claims.
20 February 2017
Revenue Commissioners issue eBrief on R&D Tax Credits

Capital Gains Tax on a site with planning?

Q: I have just read the answer to a query in the Property Clinic in The Irish Times. In it you state that one can sell one’s principal primary residence without incurring Capital Gains Tax.The site under discussion is a development site with planning permission for four houses.
19 January 2017
Capital Gains Tax on a site with planning?

Review overseas assets now to avoid Revenue clampdown

Following the announcement in Budget 2017 that taxpayers are being given six months to ensure tax compliance should they have hidden off-shore assets, RSM Ireland is now urging the members of the public to come forward to review their position, even if they believe themselves to be compliant.
11 January 2017
Tax avoidance, overseas assets, offshore accounts