Category Archives: Business Tips

Mid-Year Tax Update

Looking glass

Every Friday evening I get a news update from the Institute of Tax. At times it has very little that is relevant to our clients and other times it has lots of great information. Last Friday was one of those times where it had plenty to offer. Here’s what we’ll be covering in this Mid-Year

Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Accountant helping business woman

2022 is the year that we begin to restructure and gather our bearings after the chaos of the last 2 years. We know from the last 2 years that a lot of things are not foreseeable, but we all want to prepare now more than ever. Today we look at how bookkeeping can make your

Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Business Formation

business into a company

Last week we spoke about Our hero Jeff when we first started working with an accountancy coach in the UK. We learned about the business journey and Jeff’s numbers. See here  This week we will talk about a meeting I had with Judy who was looking to discuss business formation. We will look at Judy’s

Exiting Your Company – You have choices

Anyway, enough of my meanderings and down to business. Last week we looked at Income Tax returns and how we are changing the way we do things this year. This will benefit clients and us. In case you missed it see here. This week we are going to look at a very interesting conversation I

Cars and Benefit in Kind. What Do I Pay?

Last week our blog was on Thinking Time for 2022 and its focus was 5 issues for business owners to consider. In case you missed it see here. This week we are going to look at all things cars and benefit in kind. New car registrations peak in the early months of the year. Many

Things Not to Do in Business or You’re Dead

I went out for a run yesterday morning. My last hard training run before the Belfast marathon on Sunday week. The plan was a 1 mile warm up and a 1 mile cool down but 10 fast miles between the easy ones. The 10 fast weren’t as fast as I wanted them to be. During

Should My Next Company Car Be Electric?

Hello from a pretty dull and foggy Tramore. No sign of the Seagulls. They are not about yet as they must still think it is early morning. They’ll still be able to scavenge for fallen chips on the prom. There have been some major exciting sporting moments since. The fall of the Dublin empire was

Tax Strategy For Your Business – Part 2

I must start with a mention of our amazing Cork rowers. Waking up yesterday morning to see that Fintan and Paul had won gold was a very proud feeling. It’s an unreal achievement by them. And recognition for the huge work and sacrifice they put into their sport. A massive well done to our four

Tax Strategy For Your Business

I took a week off last week to recharge the batteries in Co. Wicklow. There were plenty of activities once I could get the children out of bed. Ziplining at Kilruddery and mountain biking in Ballinastoe woods were a highlight. Although the last one was like a 3 hour spinning class in the heat. We

Family Wages – Keeping It In The Family

We are back after a week off. I was moving house, so packing, cleaning, and scrubbing took preference to our weekly blog. I still managed to indulge in plenty of chocolate on Easter Sunday though! I haven’t gone far, only up the hill in Tramore, so my sea view has gone. I do a bit