Check your old age pension is going to be there for you.

ShareAt, we encounter that it is more and more common for people who hit 66, to be shocked that they don’t get the pension amount they expect, or sometimes nothing at all.   This may be a mistake on the welfare side, or as is more likely a contribution was not paid, due to; […]

Is you Job Your Pension Scheme?

ShareIn these bank crash and ever changing times (aren’t they all), with your longer term employees that you have invested a lot of money and training into, perhaps to help cement that investment, it might be worth offering a pension deal to them. E.g €50 a month for every employee who stays over 2 years […]

Dentist Discounts for the Self Employed

ShareUp until now, the self employed paid less PRSI and more tax than their employees, and received nothing for it. No redundancy, dole or health benefits. You can’t afford to be off sick! With the bank crash leaving many Employers destitute, a realisation has arrived, that this situation needed to be equalised. There is now […]

Not Quite a Tax Amnesty but it’s something?

Share If you, or you know of someone who has money or property outside Ireland that was never declared here then heed the latest taxman warning. If you declare and catch up on the tax now, ( or by May 1st next to be exact) then: the penalty is only 10% instead of 100% (double […]

Keeping the Employees You Want To Keep

ShareIn these bank crash times (aren’t they all), with your longer term employees that you have invested a lot of money and training into,consider this. To cement that investment, it might be worth offering a pension deal to them. The hassle of replacing an employee that makes you money can be a killer. Remember to […]

Designing & Issuing Sales Invoices with Quickbooks Online

ShareWebinar this Wednesday: 3 pm If you set up Quickbooks Online yourself, and it’s working OK, but not as great as you expected, then this 30 Minute webinar is for you. Just make sure you have a computer with Speakers. I concentrate in this webinar on getting the sales invoices out and paid, and making […]

Remember the NPPR: Income Tax Refund for Landlords, but you must apply

ShareDuring the bank collapse, every 1 bed, 2 bed , 3 bed etc dwelling was told to pay the County Councils a €200 charge on rental or holiday homes. (but not mobile homes). If you didn’t, the charges and fines were massive. The charge was eventually abolished and replaced by the property tax, but worst […]

SumUp Massively Cuts Credit Card Costs plus gets you paid

Share When you deal with your bankers, they often roll out the advice that you should cut your costs. Well, interestingly, one of the biggest costs is the bank credit card machines. There is a charge to: Install them Monthly charges for having them Heavy commissions for using them Charges for cancelling them In short, […]

Sea Fishermen receive a €1,270 tax discount this year

ShareUp until now, straightforward Share Fishermen did not receive the seafarer allowance. They were specifically excluded. However now, as long as they are: At least 80 days at sea They intend to be fishing The vessel they are using is registered in the EU and is licensed to fish. Then for the first time they […]

Convert to That New Companies Act 2014? Why

Share Here at I would remind you that your company has an obligation to convert to one of the new company types that was created with the commencement of the Companies Act 2014 (CA2014) on 1st June 2015. December 1st next you don’t have a choice An 18-month transitional period is currently in effect […]

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