By Agnes Borowik Boasting favourable costs, a high quality of living and a vibrant tech scene, Dublin is a highly regarded location for foreign direct investment and business development.# A vibrant social and economic hub with deep Viking history, Dublin is situated on the eastern shores of Ireland at the mouth of the River Liffey.… Read More The business benefits of Dublin, Ireland
By Daisy Downes Some 13 years after its inception, Ireland’s new Companies Act is expected to be enacted before the end of 2014. Daisy Downes spoke Dr Tom Courtney, Chairman of the Company Law Review Group about the new legislation. Why has it taken the Companies Bill so long from inception to enactment? Assuming the… Read More Ireland’s New Companies Legislation will ring change in the New Year
The Irish Budget 2015 announced by Minister Michael Noonan on 14 October 2014 contains income tax and Universal Social Charge measures aimed at improving take-home pay, coupled with a raft of business tax incentives that will help manage employment costs and support indigenous and foreign businesses establishing and expanding in Ireland, according to Chartered Accountants… Read More Chartered Accountants Ireland supports move to secure Corporation Tax regime
In 2013, the Irish Government introduced an annual Local Property Tax (LPT) based on the market value of residential properties. The LPT applies to all residential properties in the state and is collected by Ireland’s Revenue Commissioners. Tax practitioners report that problems sometimes occur where properties are being sold and a new book published by… Read More Surviving Ireland’s New Property Tax
A statement issued by Chartered Accountants Ireland today says the number of accountancy firms legally operating entirely outside state supervision is at least 120 firms and says that an initial census of the regulatory status of accountants suggests the problem of unregulated accounting practices could be more significant than anticipated.
By Daisy Downes Mobile communications, particularly the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, are driving rapid development in cloud-based applications, explains Daisy Downes. If you are reading this article on computer, the chances are you’re at work. If you’re on a smartphone you’re most likely on the move; if you’re reading on an iPad or other… Read More Widespread Mobile Communications — Implications for Chartered Accountants