19 10, 2017

Pay and File 2017

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Revenue has confirmed an extension to the Revenue Online Service (ROS) return filing and tax payment date to Tuesday, 14th November 2017 for certain self-assessment Income tax customers. The extended date applies to customers who file the 2016 Form 11 return and make the appropriate payment through ROS for preliminary tax for 2017 and the [...]

19 10, 2017

Stamp Duty Relief for Farmers

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In Budget 2018 stamp duty increased on commercial transactions from 2% to 6%, this includes agricultural land. However, the Finance Bill which is due for publication shortly extended stamp duty relief to cover transactions within the family so liable to stamp duty at 1%. There are a number of conditions which must be met prior [...]

13 10, 2017

Budget 2018

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The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe on the 10th October 2017 presented his Budget for 2018. Below we have sumarised some of the key points in this Budget which we hope you will find informative. If you have any queries or would like any item contained in the Newsletter or the Budget 2018 clarified please [...]

6 02, 2017

February 2017

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Welcome to the February edition of our quarterly Newsletter. We would like to take this opportunity of wishing you every success for 2017. 2016 has demonstrated the resilience of Irish business. Strong growth continues with in excess of 20,000 new Irish Company start-ups that year. It should be noted however that 50% of the start-ups [...]

15 12, 2016

Christmas Greeting 2016

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12 10, 2016

Budget 2017

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Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D. and Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, Paschal Donohoe, T.D. today delivered their Budget speeches, in which they have laid out a number of measures aimed at “repairing the damage done to our economy in the past and to ensure that we can look forward to a new Ireland [...]

13 04, 2016

April 2016

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Welcome to another edition of the O’Donovan Lavin quarterly Newsletter. The business outlook is improving and entrepreneurial activity is increasing. There remain however in our view barriers to increased activity in the SME Sector which need to be addressed by Banks and Government which we believe are hindering further growth and expansion. The Election is [...]

15 02, 2016

Spring 2016

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Welcome to the Spring edition of our quarterly Newsletter. After of a number of very difficult years the business outlook for 2016 is positive. The climate for business has improved and despite some clouds, the economic outlook seems bright and there is a greater sense of optimism. We hope that you will continue to find [...]

15 12, 2015

Christmas Newsletter 2015

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Welcome to the Winter Edition of the O’Donovan Lavin quarterly Newsletter. As 2015 comes to an end we would like to thank all our Clients for their valued custom during the year. We hope you have a very happy and peaceful Christmas and wish you every success for 2016. We would also like to acknowledge [...]

9 12, 2015

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2015 - A YEAR IN REVIEW By Noelle O’Connor, O’Donovan Lavin Accountants As the year draws to a close Noelle O’Connor, Director of Business Services takes a look back at 2015 from a business, accounting and tax point of view. Statistics The first 11 months of 2015 has seen over 17,300 new companies registered [...]