VAT and indirect taxes

Your VAT needs may range from routine compliance to specialist advice. No matter the complexities of your organisation, RSM Ireland's VAT team can support your business strategies and provide expert advice to manage your tax risk and liabilities.

The issues and questions surrounding VAT are notoriously difficult. With increased legislation and regulation, this makes VAT one of the most complex taxes you are likely to encounter.

At RSM Ireland we are experts on VAT legislation in Ireland and regularly help our clients understand the specific implications for the business. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • providing VAT consulting and compliance services for cross-border or Irish supplies of goods and services;
  • conducting capital and revenue spending reviews;
  • providing VAT advice on proposed transactions to ensure VAT recovery is maximised;
  • performing a VAT healthcheck;
  • support you with enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of your in-house tax and VAT functions;
  • reviewing your customs duty position and the possible impact of changes in the Union Customs Code;
  • helping mitigate any transgressions and penalties through our innovative solutions; and
  • negotiating with the Revenue authorities through any enquiry or investigation providing bespoke training for your key personnel.

How can we help?           

Whether your VAT affairs are straightforward or highly complex, and whether you require one-off specialist advice or ongoing services, you will benefit from a VAT expert working with you to achieve your aims.

Temporary VAT Rate Reduction on Gas and Electricity supplies

29 April 2022
The Irish Government recently announced several measures, aimed to support households and businesses, in response to rising energy costs.

Irish VAT update; VAT IOSS Intermediaries and “Joint and Several Liability”

1 March 2022
As previously noted, with effect from 1 July 2021, the new One Stop Shop (“OSS”) and the new Import One Stop Shop (“IOSS”) schemes replaced the traditional distance selling rules which were previously in place across the EU and brought to an end the historic low value consignment VAT relief threshold of €22.

VAT e-Commerce changes - New One Stop Shop (OSS) & Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) schemes

26 April 2021
What is changing? With effect from 1 July 2021, the new One Stop Shop (OSS) and the new Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) will replace the traditional distance selling rules which are currently in place across the EU. From 1 April 2021, eligible business can opt to register for these schemes, in advance of the go-live date of 1 July.