Latest Irish Tax News

The ITAS Accounting blog brings you the latest Irish tax news and finance news, including the latest Revenue updates, amendments to legislation, tax deadline reminders, tax tips, business tips and more.

9% Reduced VAT rate set to be extended

9% Reduced VAT rate set to be extended

In 2020, the hospitality sector received a welcome boost with a reduced VAT rate of 9% to assist due to significant losses incurred during the pandemic. The 9% rate applies to supplies of goods and services in the tourism and hospitality sector and also includes...

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Landlords to register all tenancies with the RTB

Landlords to register all tenancies with the RTB

As of 4th April 2022, landlords must register their tenancies with the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) every year. This must be completed within one month of the tenancy commencing or it’s anniversary. The aim is to effectively regulate the rental sector. How do I...

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Lottery Income Scheme for Artists

Lottery Income Scheme for Artists

A new income support for up to 2,000 artists was launched today by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. The Basic Income for the Arts pilot income scheme will see up to 2,000 artists receive €325 per week, paid monthly and is subject...

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Overdue Local Property Tax Returns

Overdue Local Property Tax Returns

To date, there are over 300,000 homeowners with overdue Local Property Tax Returns. The Local Property Tax return was due by 1st November 2021 for the valuation period 2022-2025. Revenue will be contacting these homeowners over the coming weeks to submit their return....

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Setting up a Company in Ireland

Setting up a Company in Ireland

In this scenario, we look at a company looking to set up in Ireland from abroad. A company may look to set up in Ireland to access the EU market and to avail of our 12.5% corporation rate, but what do they need to consider before doing so? Filings The company needs to...

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Capital Gains Tax Deadline – 15th December 2021

Capital Gains Tax Deadline – 15th December 2021

Have you sold or transferred an asset between 1st December – 30th November 2021? If Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is due on these, this must be paid by 15th December 2021   For disposals made in December, CGT is due by 31st January 2022. Some exemptions do apply, which...

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€500 Small Benefit Exemption

€500 Small Benefit Exemption

As with previous years, employers can issue one voucher/gift card to an employee up to the maximum value of €500. This is a tax-free payment subject to certain conditions. The small benefit exemption is allowable as a once off payment each year and this benefit cannot...

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Revenue and Cryptocurrency

Revenue and Cryptocurrency

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has stated this week, that Revenue are planning on pursuing Irish traders earning huge profits from cryptocurrencies, along with the Government in talking the anonymity around crypto investments. Speaking following a question about the...

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Local Property Tax to be revalued by 1st November

Local Property Tax to be revalued by 1st November

As we noted in previous blogs, don’t forget that if you are a homeowner, you need to register your property for Local Property Tax (LPT) and confirm it’s value by 1st November 2021. First time buyers and new homes bought since 2013, which were previously exempt are...

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