Category Archives: Tax compliance

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

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

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

Income Tax Returns – Getting It Right First Time

Ludmila

It’s a gorgeous morning here in sunny Tramore. But I am off to the airport for a weekend break in Italy. Let’s hope there’ll be no bare-knuckle fights in the departure lounge when we get there. The cat is very unhappy with the upheaval of my departure. And is unhappy with my attempts to say,

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

Capital Gains Tax Tips

I am off to Tayto Park. Not being the bravest I will do the roller coasters and will love them when I am getting off. Between theme parks and the start of the hurling it is a very exciting weekend. You’d have to fancy Waterford against Tipp on Sunday given recent form and the home

Tax Return Season – A Whistle Stop Tour

The cat is missing me a lot. He’s not as friendly as he used to be, and he feels all the love and affection he shared with me is a one-way street. I have explained to him that this is a very busy time of year. I must dedicate my time to our clients who

Income Tax Returns – Ten Tax Tips Part 2

I am in the door from a venue that has neon lights and blaring loud music. And a lot of sweaty people. “I’m walking on sunshine” and the “Walk of life” were loud and clear. I was thinking that this is the closest I will get to a nightclub. A spinning class in the WIT