Category Archives: Tax Advice

Debt Warehousing Payment Plan

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Debt Warehousing Payment Plan We will look at a debt warehousing payment plan. As a quick recap, Debt warehousing came into play to enable a business to warehouse its tax debts. Revenue love their acronyms and would call this the DWPP. Sounds like a political party! For most businesses period 2 ends on the 31st

Tax Returns 2021 – Saving Clients Money

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We are filing our client’s tax returns for 2021 so we are busy saving clients money. These are not the typical tax saving tips you will hear about. Let’s call them alternative tax tips. Our advice is “don’t do your own tax return” and this is best summed up by a quote from Albert Einstein.

Debt Warehousing – An Update

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We want to give you an update on Debt Warehousing as period 2 draws to a close for most businesses. You will need to act in the coming months to plan to pay the taxes owed. This information is to help you understand the background and next steps. We will look at Overview – taxes

5 Tax Benefits for 2022 and 2023

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We will look at 5 Tax benefits for 2022 and 2023 for employees and business owners. Some come into effect now and others will kick in in 2023. Our main focus will be on Increase in the lower rate band Increase in tax credits Rent Tax Credit USC – increase in 2% band Small Benefit

Taxes in Year of Death

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Taxes in the year of death will hardly put you into a joyous mood for the weekend. But it might help some people who have suffered a terrible loss and need some guidance in this space. We had an interesting case recently and it struck me that it is a topic that could help people

Looking After Older Clients

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Looking After Older Clients With the news that AIB are going cashless in many branches it got me thinking about how we look after clients. My view is that what AIB are doing is a backward step. Going digital makes sense but not at a cost to customers who need cash services and will go

Agricultural Relief – Tips and Traps

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Last week we looked at the basics of agricultural relief. This week we are going to look at some tips and traps when it comes to agricultural relief. The main ones are Meeting the farmer test Preparing to meet the test Deductions for liabilities Trees Clawback Better than Business Property Relief Meeting the farmer test

Agricultural Relief – The Basics

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In the last month, I had 3 meetings where the inheritance of farmland was the main concern. The parcels of land were more than 80 acres in all cases. Assuming a value of between €10,000 and €15,000 an acre the figures are high. So, Agricultural relief is vital for you to check out. This week

Mid-Year Tax Update

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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

Why Are Reluctant Landlords Reluctant?

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We will look at landlords. Why some are reluctant and getting out of the property market. We will Set the scene Stick or Twist Taxes Disparity Summary Setting the scene Willie and Delilah Wiley bought an apartment in Waterford in 2007 for €250,000. There is €100,000 left on the mortgage, and they let it for