Motivated by worries about tariffs and a potential risk to their overseas sales in the post-Brexit era, many UK firms see Ireland as a better option than mainland Europe. Paul Brown, a tax partner at Manchester accountancy firm HURST, said Ireland’s low tax rates – corporation tax is 12.5 per cent – along with state support for overseas companies, a similar business culture to the UK and a common language are key factors behind the surge in interest. In addition, Ireland has a similar business law system and an economy which is not overburdened by regulation, he said.
We are delighted to be nominated as a finalist in the eCommerce Awards 2016 in the Fintech category. Fingers crossed!
The Institute of Taxation has published a very good summary of the Provisions of the Finance Bill 2016. Do not hesitate to contact Anthony Casey if you have any queries about the Finance Bill or other taxation matters.
Microfinance Ireland (MFI) is a Government initiative to provide funding to both start-up and existing micro-enterprises that are having difficulty accessing credit through traditional lending channels.
Businesses that have less than 10 employees and turnover of less than €2million annually are eligible to apply for loan
The Departments of Finance and Social Protection issued a Consultation paper on what they term Intermediary-type Structures ie Contractors with a call for submissions closing on 31 March 2016.
We have reviewed the Consultation Paper and are disappointed it does not engage with the reality of the world of professional contracting and is more narrowly focussed on perceived losses of revenue to the Exchequer.
References to zero hours contracts appear as emotive headline grabbing comments but have little or no reality to Intermediary-type contracts.