Timely Update to Ireland’s International Tax Strategy

October 2016 In the competitive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) world and in a post BREXIT and post Apple judgement environment, it is timely that Ireland has issued this International Tax Strategy Update – see link http://www.budget.gov.ie/Budgets/2016/Documents/Update_on_Irelands_International_Tax_Strategy_pub.pdf As mentioned by the Minister in his Budget speech, Ireland’s commitment to maintain the 12.5% corporation tax rate is […]

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Budget 2017: The Key Points

This was a Budget that probably needed no introduction with the amount of details disclosed in the Media in the past few weeks. Budget 2017 had a little bit of this and a little bit of that to try to keep all happy. Property Supports Operative from 19th July 2016, first time buyers are to […]

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10% CGT Rate announced in Budget 2017

From 1 January 2016, the rate of CGT applying to a disposal by an individual of the whole or part of a qualifying business (which can include shares – minimum 5% ownership) was reduced to 20% from 33%. This rate will be further reduced to 10% following the announcement made by the Minister for Finance […]

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