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The Winter Taxation Essentials – Series 2

Course Summary

8 hours live

€ 250

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Course Details

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Session 1: Topical Tax Update

This session will cover the following topics:

  • S.604A ‘7-year retention exemption’ and the new 4-year holding period
  • Technical and practical review of rules for non-resident landlords
  • Dealing Rental Capital Allowances and Losses
  • Entertainment – a persistent problem area for Irish businesses
  • VAT update – Practitioners struggles with new ToB and ‘connected with property’ rules
  • Residence – Foreign employees working in Ireland
  • Revenue Interventions – Persistent problem areas and recent trends

CPD Course Facilitator: Brendan Twohig – MK Brazil

Session 2: Practitioner’s Guide to Finance Bill 2018

Finance Bill 2017 is the legislation to give effect to the headlines as announced on Budget day and also to the measures not specified in the Ministers speech. This seminar provides an overview of the main provisions of Finance Bill 2017, with a particular focus on those elements most relevant to attendees, including:

  • Overhaul to EII and SURE tax reliefs and introduction of the Start Up Capital Incentive
  • Changes to the KEEP employee share scheme and the future of the relief
  • Impact on international businesses including the CFC and exit tax legislation
  • Extension of Agri reliefs
  • Gift Tax, Stamp Duty and VAT amendments
  • A guide to all other relevant changes

CPD Course Facilitator: Padraig Daly – Mazars

Session 3: Capital Taxes & PAYE Modernisation Update

  • Recent changes in company share buyback rules
  • Recent anti-avoidance on transferring goodwill to a company
  • Case law developments in CGT PPR relief
  • Practical CAT and CGT issues when selling property in estates –
  • Revenue Updates – PAYE Modernisation

CPD Course Facilitator: Daragh O’Shaughnessy

Session 4: Personal Tax Tips – 2018 Update

This presentation will cover a variety of areas of taxation to allow practitioners provide valuable and up-to-date advice to their clients on a wide range of circumstances.

Areas to be covered will include:

  • An update on the KEEP share option scheme in practice
  • A detailed review of domicile and the tax planning opportunities it provides
  • A consideration of post-death CAT planning possibilities
  • A round-up of recent developments in the tax appeals process, including a review of recent determinations by TAC

CPD Course Facilitator: Daragh O’Shaughnessy

CPD Course Facilitators:

Brendan Twohig, MK Brazil

Having worked with a portfolio of personal and corporate clients as a tax consultant since the late 1980’s, Brendan has gained a diverse experience with particular expertise in property structuring, tax based investments, corporate restructuring, estate and succession planning. Brendan is an experienced speaker and has written many tax based articles.

Padraig Daly, Mazars

Padraig is Tax Director with Mazars. He previously worked with Deloitte and BDO where he provided financial and taxation advice to private clients, business owners and multinational companies. He holds a first-class honours degree in Accounting and Finance and is qualified as both a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser. Over the course of the past 12 years, he has written and lectured extensively for a number of professional bodies on taxation matters, including the Irish Taxation Institute, the ACCA and CPA.

Daragh O’Shaughnessy AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)

Daragh has provided expert tax advice to a diverse range of personal and corporate clients, from sole traders to High Net Worth investors and SMEs to multinationals for 15 years. His CPD lectures and articles view tax issues from a practical perspective that can put to immediate use in attendees’ day-to-day business, as well as using technical analysis for a deeper understanding of the issues.