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Practical VAT Update (ROI) – Part 2

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014

This blog is a follow on from a previous post on the “Practical VAT Update - Ireland” and it is advisable that this is read in conjunction with the earlier blog.

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, VAT

Practical VAT Update - Ireland

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Nov 25, 2013

VAT is a very important source of funds for the Irish government. In the last few years, there have been significant increases in various tax categories including VAT (21% to 23%). The current emphasis is to increase collection by closing tax loopholes, imposing penalties for non-compliance and improving efficiency (through electronic services) to reduce the cost of tax collection.

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, VAT

Irish Tax Issues To Consider On The Assignment Of Receivables

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013

When an Irish company assigns a receivable, i.e. a debt that someone owes to the company, there are a number of Irish taxation issues to consider. However, by structuring the transaction and documentation in a tax efficient manner, it is possible to minimise the potential Irish tax implications.

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, VAT

Ireland Wins EU VAT Grouping Case

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, May 20, 2013

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Tags: Ireland, EU, VAT, Guest Blogger

VAT Invoicing – New EU Rules From January 2013

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Feb 11, 2013

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Tags: Tax, EU, VAT

Effective VAT Compliance – Remove The Burden With Consistent Procedures

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Dec 17, 2012

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Tags: Tax, EU, VAT

Ireland’s Budget 2013 – An Overview Of The Key Tax Points

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Dec 10, 2012

This is a guest post written by Ruth Skehan of Fitzwilliam Tax Consultants

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, VAT, Economy, Guest Blogger

6 Taxation Issues To Consider When An Irish Company Is Purchasing Irish Property

Posted by Pearse Trust on Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012

Generally, an Irish company will purchase commercial property to use for the purposes of its business while the purchase of residential property by an Irish company will not necessarily be for business reasons.

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, VAT

VAT Rates Rise Across Europe

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Jan 09, 2012

The Irish Government has in its recent December budget announced an increase in the standard rate of VAT in Ireland from its current 21% to 23% with effect from 1 January 2012. Many other EU countries have also increased their VAT rates over the past two years.

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Tags: EU, VAT

VAT Consequences Of Ceasing To Trade

Posted by Pearse Trust on Monday, Oct 31, 2011

There are a number of reasons why a business may cease to trade, for example:

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Tags: Ireland, Tax, EU, VAT