Category Archives: Choosing an accountant

Tax Defaulters List

Very upset man

Every quarter Revenue release a tax defaulters list. We will look at sectors that appear on the list and what the interest rates and penalties are. Plus tips to keep you off the list. The latest one was on the 14th of June last for the first 3 months of this year. Following on from

Is Revenue Watching You?

Owl watching closely

I always feel like somebody’s watching me And I have no privacy (oh no) I always feel like somebody’s watching me Tell me is it just a dream?  Rockwell, Michael Jackson What a gorgeous summer morning out there. Sun and a light breeze but not much heat yet. I must welcome back the Foleys from

Looking After Older Clients

Happy older couple

“You can live to be a hundred if you give up all things that make you want to live to be a hundred”  Woody Allen Last Sunday evening at 5 o clock in Croke Park I felt 100. Losing the All-Ireland final to Limerick is not unusual. They haven’t lost a championship game in a

Top 5 Benefits of Outsourcing your Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping team at CF

Most business owners dread that day every year when the phone rings. Oh no, it’s the accountants looking for the books. A lot of running about searching for the paperwork only to find, as always, you’re missing some. The hassle of ringing the bank to get replacements and paying through the nose for them. Or

Gifting Money to Children – Pay for the Wedding

Teddy holding money

“Money don’t matter tonight It sure didn’t matter yesterday Just when you think you’ve got more than enough That’s when it all up and flies away”  Prince & The New Power Generation It’s a fresh morning in Tramore. Too fresh for June. I am perished since coming back from Italy. 33 degrees in Pisa last

A Beginners View of Xero

Ger helping client with their numbers

There’s no sign of the heatwave that’s hitting Spain and France in Tramore this morning. Rain is on the way with a high of 15 degrees. Seville is 26 degrees at half 8 in the morning with a high of up to 42 degrees expected tomorrow. Sweltering. No wonder there were so many half-naked men

Bookkeeping Is My Thing

Aedin our excellent bookkeeper

My sister is a nurse – our very own on-call 24-hour health adviser, whether she likes it or not! There’s a reassurance in knowing that she’s always at the end of the phone if there’s even a slight medical emergency. Her husband is self-employed and funnily enough she feels the same way about me. I’m

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

There Are Funny Moments Too

Timmy the cat is looking out the window at these metal boxes with wheels whizzing by. Trying to spot his own kind but no joy yet. He’s out with me as the man giving him breakfast is pressing keys on a colourful screen. My ignoring is leading to more affection on his part. I sense

Our Hero Jeff

Our Hero Jeff What a super day out there. The washing machine is going at full pelt given that it’s a great day for drying. The heating is off, the woolly vest is tucked away, and the thought of sun cream crossed my mind. This was overthinking it and being too optimistic. Getting carried away