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The Market Discovery Fund

The Market Discovery Fund

The new Market Discovery Fund is designed to help companies of all sizes meet the key challenges of market research: Market Knowledge – Understanding local market nuances and drivers is key to preparing your business to enter new markets. Enterprise Ireland’s supports...

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Donations to Sporting Bodies

Donations to Sporting Bodies

Where an individual who pays tax under the PAYE system makes a qualifying donation to an approved sports body they can claim tax relief by way of a deduction from total income. An approved sports body must promote an athletic or amateur game or sport, must be on the...

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The Finance Bill 2019

The Finance Bill 2019

At time of writing (mid-November), the 2019 Finance Bill is meandering through the Oireachtas. In broad terms, it was a quiet budget day on 8 October last in tax terms due to stated concerns about the potential impact of a no deal (or “hard”) Brexit. Minister Donohoe...

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Budget Highlights 2020

Budget Highlights 2020

A synopsis of Business Tax, Property, Personal Tax, Tax Credits and Income Tax Rates, along with other notable announcements.

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AirBnB – Short Term Lettings

AirBnB – Short Term Lettings

Short term lettings of free space in houses through websites such as Airbnb has soared in the last few years. Initially there was confusion as to whether income from letting a room in your own home on a short term basis could qualify for an exemption from Income Tax...

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The Benefits of Franchising in Ireland

The Benefits of Franchising in Ireland

Did you know over 150 different franchise models are currently operating in Ireland? Have you ever thought of buying a franchise? When most people think of a franchise, they first think of food related businesses. Surprisingly only 41% of active franchise systems...

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Incorporating a Private Company in Ireland

Incorporating a Private Company in Ireland

There are many advantages to doing business in Ireland, including an attractive and stable corporate tax regime and skilled workforce. The most common method for carrying on business in Ireland is through the incorporation of a company. In order to do this, you must...

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Transfer of Business Relief

Transfer of Business Relief

Transfer of Business Relief (TOB) provisions are aimed at reducing compliance costs for traders. The intention of the relief is to remove from the transferee the requirement to pay VAT on the acquisition of assets to which the relief applies, where he/she would have...

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Rent a Room Relief

Rent a Room Relief

Where a room or rooms in an individual’s principal private residence (PPR) are let as residential accommodation and the gross annual rental income is less than €14,000 per annum,this rental income is exempt from Income Tax, PRSI and USC. Revenue has confirmed their...

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