Yearly Archives: 2015

12 05, 2015


By | May 12th, 2015|Publications|Comments Off on VALUE ADDED TAX (VAT) AND DEREGISTERING

Value Added Tax (VAT) is a minefield for many people in business and it is something we are asked about by our clients on a regular basis. Most people ask us how they can avoid it!  VAT THRESHOLDS It is not possible to avoid VAT however if your business generates a turnover from the [...]

5 05, 2015

New Companies Act 2014 – Part 2

By | May 5th, 2015|Publications|Comments Off on New Companies Act 2014 – Part 2

In our last article we spoke about the Introduction of the new Companies Act 2014 which is due to come into effect this June, with a particular focus on the two main types of private companies which will exist under the Act – that is Company Limited by Shares (“LTD” – sometimes referenced as “CLS”) [...]

15 04, 2015

Companies Act 2014

By | April 15th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

NEW COMPANIES ACT 2014  In our last article we briefly spoke about the introduction of the Companies Act 2014. After a lengthy passage through the Oireachtas, the Companies Act 2014 was signed into law on 23 December 2014 and is likely to come into effect in June 2015. The main features of the new Companies [...]

30 03, 2015

Save Costs By Availing Of Audit Exemption

By | March 30th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

In our last article we covered what to expect from the annual company audit. In this article we will look at the exemption from audit available to certain companies. All companies are required to attach audited accounts with the annual return to the Companies Registration Office (CRO) under the terms of Companies Amendment Act, 1986. [...]

7 03, 2015

Your Annual Company Audit

By | March 7th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

A lot of management and employees live in fear of the annual company audit. They feel it offers no real benefit to the company other than focusing on their errors and shortfalls during the year. However, the annual company audit should be used as a way to bring the financial procedures of the company [...]

23 02, 2015

P35 Deadline

By | February 23rd, 2015|Publications|Comments Off on P35 Deadline

P35 Deadline 23rd February 2015 By Noelle O’Connor, O’Donovan Lavin   If you’re an Employer, February 14th isn’t all about flowers and chocolates. It’s an important day for Employers because it’s the last day before the deadline (15th February) for the submission and payment of the 2014 P35 Returns to the Revenue Commissioners.   For [...]

4 02, 2015

The Liquidation Process, Safeguards for Company Directors & Process of Restoring a Company

By | February 4th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

In our column this week, Keith O'Donovan of O’Donovan Lavin Accountants & Business Advisors discusses The Liquidation process, Safeguards for Company Directors in an Insolvency situation and the process of restoring a Company after liquidation or strike-off: Following on from the first part of this discussion, I would like to bring to the reader’s attention, [...]

4 02, 2015

Options for closing down a Company

By | February 4th, 2015|Publications|0 Comments

In our column this week, Keith O'Donovan (Business Services & Corporate Recovery) of O’Donovan Lavin Accountants & Business Advisors discusses the options available if you wish to close down a Company that you no longer require in Ireland: There are two general ways to arrange the affairs of a Company; it can either be Struck-off the Company registrar [...]