Category Archives: Tax Advice

Taxes in Year of Death

Flower for Funeral

It’s so exciting that the long weekend is here. It’s a la la la long weekend. The song “It’s Friday Yeah” is popping into my head. Even Timmy the cat is in good spirits here. Although Brian Cody’s replacement in the Kilkenny hot seat is a worry for him, given his love for The Cats.

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

Agricultural Relief – Tips and Traps

Golf course with bunkers

My second job is weatherman for Tramore. My sister was just wondering what the weather was like in Tramore. I sent her a picture of my weather app hoping she would get the picture. On the radio this morning there was a warning for sun glare. Then they went on to talk about the biggest

Agricultural Relief – The Basics

Farmland

A big hello from sunny Tramore. We are basking in the Azores high. Looking at the weather forecast last night the big H is passing over Waterford this weekend. Sunshine and mid 20’s. That’s just ideal. Factor 30, speedos, 99’s, and barbecues. Bring it on! Yours truly was a very happy man last Saturday evening.

Mid-Year Tax Update

Looking glass

I am sitting at my desk and looking out the window craving the Azores high to hurry bloody up. I covet the Azores high. Covet is a word we don’t hear too often, and it has associations with something you must not do. Like covet your neighbour’s wife! Or in the olden days your neighbour’s

Why Are Reluctant Landlords Reluctant?

Frustrated man

When your weather app is telling you there’s a 98% chance of rain today it’s going to be wet. Hoping that 2% will come through for you is wishful thinking. My lads are off to Holland to a Eurocamp for 12 days and they are timing it well. Getting out of Dodge at the right

Pensions Drawdowns – Be the Man

Elderly lady

I got gas in the tank I got money in the bank I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man I got skin in the game Headed to the hall of fame I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man. The Man. The Killers All set here in Tramore

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

Thinking of Electric – The Time is Now

charging an electric vehicle

Give up yourself unto the moment The time is now – Moloko It’s to get up to 19 degrees today. Communions are in full swing. There are serial communion goers out there and they are not eating cereal. Some of them are taking in more than one communion a day. These are the same lads

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

“Should I stay or should I go now? Should I stay or should I go now? If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double. So come on and let me know” The Clash It’s sunny but cold here in Tramore. A sun cream and woolly hat sort of