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26 07, 2014

Tax Tips

By | July 26th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

Start your Own Business (SYOB) Relief & Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) An incentive for individuals who have been long term unemployed (for at least 15 months) prior to starting their own business will provide a two year exemption from the charge to income tax subject to a maximum of €40,000 income per annum. [...]

12 07, 2014


By | July 12th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

Second Home Levy The annual NPPR charge of €200 per property applied for all years 2009-2013. The NPPR has been replaced in 2014 by the Local Property Tax (LPT). In order to maximise compliance and encourage payment of outstanding NPPR charge arrears, section 74 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014 provides that for the [...]

21 06, 2014

Family Farming

By | June 21st, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

SHOULD WE INCORPORATE? The number of farmers opting to trade through a company continues to accelerate. In 2013, the number of farmers incorporating companies increased by 27% compared to 2012. This is primarily due to increased personal taxes and the introduction of the Universal Social Charge. How to Incorporate The most common method of [...]

24 05, 2014

Cash Is King

By | May 24th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

Q: What is an important factor to consider when running a Business? Cash is the life blood of every business. It is what enables a business to survive and prosper and is the primary indicator of business health. While a business can survive for a short time without sales or profits, without cash it [...]

10 05, 2014

Considering Changing Accountant?

By | May 10th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

WHY NOT IT’S THAT EASY If you wish to change accountants to O’Donovan Lavin, we can assure you that we will make the process easy. We will write to your outgoing accountant seeking standard professional clearance and you should advise your previous accountant by letter or telephone call that you are changing to us. [...]

3 05, 2014

Sole Trader Versus Limited Company

By | May 3rd, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

So you have a new business idea and have sketched a brief business plan. What are your options in terms of structure and how do you decide which one is right for you? There are two main options open to entrepreneurs setting up in Ireland – sole trader and limited company. Sole Trader This is [...]

12 04, 2014

Good Advice Article

By | April 12th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

GOOD ADVICE ESSENTIAL FOR GROWTH At O’Donovan Lavin, we take an active interest in our clients’ businesses working closely as Business Advisors in addition to being Accountants, Auditors, Taxation and Corporate Finance specialists. We are a long established firm with a particular expertise in providing advice and services to SMEs, be it Limited Companies, Sole [...]

1 09, 2013

2013 Income Tax Reminder

By | September 1st, 2013|Publications|0 Comments

Income Tax – Filing Deadline 31 October 2014 Deadline The most important date from an Income Tax point of view is 31 October. Income Tax returns for the year ended 31 December 2013 must be filed with the Revenue Commissioners on or before 31 October 2014. If you pay your Income Tax and file [...]

17 05, 2011

Pop-Up Bank and RTE

By | May 17th, 2011|Publications|0 Comments

11 04, 2011

Pop-Up Bank Lends Ear To Small Firms

By | April 11th, 2011|Publications|0 Comments