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Publication of Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2011

2011 June 3 by

The Social Welfare and Pensions Bill 2011 was published yesterday, 2 June. A number of measures announced in the recent Jobs Initiative are provided for in the Bill, including the halving of the lower 8.5% rate of employer PRSI from 2 July 2011. The Bill will be debated in both Houses of the Oireachtas during June.

This is an update from Irish Taxation Institute!!

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Minister calls for New Ideas to Encourage Business Seeding Credit

2011 May 31 by

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D has called for suggestions from the public on what can be done to encourage viable businesses to seek credit. An email address has been set up creditsuggestions@finance.gov.ie which will accept suggestions until 8th June.

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Finance (No. 2) Bill 2011

2011 May 19 by

The Bill reflects the tax measures announced in the Jobs Initiative and contains 4 sections of substance.
Section 1 which makes amendments to section 766B TCA 1997, primarily for the purpose of enhancing the flexibility for accounting for the R&D tax credit on an ‘‘above-the-line’’ basis.
Section 2 relates to Air Travel Tax, empowering the Minister to appoint, by order, a day on or after which passenger departures would not be subject to the tax.
Section 3 amends the VAT Consolidation Act 2010 to provide for a second reduced VAT rate of 9%, in respect of certain goods and services, for the period 1 July 2011 to 31 December 2013.
Section 4 provides for the 4 year levy on pension schemes announced in the Jobs Initiative. It imposes an annual stamp duty of 0.6%, payable twice yearly (0.3% each time), on the market value of assets under management in pension schemes approved by Revenue under Irish tax legislation.
The PRSI measures featuring in the Jobs Initiative have not been included in today’s Bill but will be in the Social Welfare Bill expected to be published before the summer recess of the Dáil.

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Thinking of Changing Accountant?

2011 March 20 by

Thinking of Changing Accountant?

 

Do you have concerns about your current Accountant?  Are you receiving the value, service and advice your business deserves?  What steps do you need to take if you wish to change Accountants?

You pour your heart, soul and resources into your business. You work hard, sacrifice and strive to succeed in a competitive market place. Because of your dedication you need an accounting partner who is equally dedicated to your success.

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