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RCT & VAT Pitfalls in the Construction Industry

RCT & VAT Pitfalls in the Construction Industry | Case Study Analysis

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Our previous article on RCT and VAT pitfalls for non-resident contractors provided a general overview of the RCT regime in Ireland. We will now look at a case study analysis of RCT and VAT treatment and explore scenarios in which we have observed…
Energy Efficient Equipment

Accelerated Capital Allowances on Energy Efficient Equipment

Are you considering investing in new plant or machinery for your business? It might be worthwhile considering the tax advantages associated with certain energy efficient equipment. Traditionally the cost of qualifying plant and machinery…
IQA allowance

Tax Appeals Commission Determination | Income Tax: Treatment of an IQA Allowance

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The Tax Appeals Commission’s (TAC) objective is to fulfil the obligations placed on it by the Finance (Tax Appeals) Act 2015 and the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (“TCA 1997”). To fulfil these, the TAC facilitates taxpayers in exercising,…
Promotions and Role Changes

Crowleys DFK Announce a Series of Promotions and Role Changes

We are delighted to announce a series of promotions and role changes across Crowleys DFK.   Karen Murphy has been promoted to Director of Operations & Innovation. Karen will have the responsibility for leading the implementation…
BIK on Employer-Provided Cars

BIK on Employer-Provided Cars & Changes to Exemption for Electric Cars

Where an employer makes a car available to an employee, that employee will be charged on the “cash equivalent” of the private use of the car. This is known as Benefit-in-Kind (BIK). This BIK is then taxed on an employee’s marginal…
Income Tax Determination

Tax Appeals Commission Determination | Income Tax: Payments Received Following a Termination of Employment

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The Tax Appeals Commission’s (TAC) objective is to fulfil the obligations placed on it by the Finance (Tax Appeals) Act 2015 and the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (“TCA 1997”). To fulfil these, the TAC facilitates taxpayers in exercising,…
FAQs for Master Trusts

The Pensions Authority Publishes FAQs for Master Trusts

The July 1st deadline is fast approaching for compliance with the new provisions of the Pensions Act, 1990 (as amended) and the Code of Practice for trustees of occupational pension schemes and trust retirement annuity contracts. In respect…
Bill Wright, Executive Director of DFK International

DFK International Welcomes New Executive Director

Crowleys DFK has welcomed the appointment of a major international accountant as executive director at its global association. DFK International, a top ten global association of independent accounting, tax and business advisory firms,…
Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy: How to Pass your Business on to the Next Generation

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Passing on your business and developing your exit strategy is one of the most important business decisions you will ever have to make. Many of the tax reliefs one may wish to claim on a transfer of assets can be subject to very stringent…
retirement relief claim

Tax Appeals Commission Publishes 2021 Annual Report

The objective of the Tax Appeals Commission (TAC) is to fulfil its obligations under the Finance (Tax Appeals) Act 2015 and the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (“TCA 1997”), thereby ensuring that all taxpayers may exercise, where appropriate,…
Wellbeing Index 2022

Crowleys DFK Recognised in Top 100 Companies Leading in Wellbeing Index 2022

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We are delighted to be recognised in the Top 100 Companies Leading in Wellbeing Index, for a second consecutive year. This index, published by Business & Finance in partnership with Ibec, recognises top businesses of all sizes…
Global Mobility - Tax Obligations of Outbound Workers

Guide to Global Mobility – Managing Tax Obligations of Outbound Workers

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As the expansion of remote working continues, more employees are no longer obliged to work at their employer’s premises or, indeed, even in the same country as their employer’s premises. This presents a number of opportunities and challenges…