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13
Sep
Is it Time to Have Your Own Company?

Is it Time to Have Your Own Company?

Posted Monday, September 13, 2021

By Joanne McGrath PLC Manager Contracting PLUS Is Now the Right Time to Consider Having Your Own Company? If you have been Contracting for a while and are starting to think about Professional Contracting as part of a longer-term career plan (at least for the next 3 – 5 years) it may benefit you to…

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08
Sep
Every Tax Return Tells a Story…

Every Tax Return Tells a Story…

Posted Wednesday, September 8, 2021

By Eva Byrne, Tax Manager, Contracting PLUS Art can be very subjective but when it comes to Revenue, they will determine if you are entitled to earn money tax free on your original creation based on whether it has cultural or artistic merit. So, if you are earning additional income through your creativity, you may…

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02
Sep
Every Tax Return Tells A Story

Every Tax Return Tells A Story

Posted Thursday, September 2, 2021

Welcome to Ireland, we hope you enjoy working here! By Eva Byrne, Tax Manager, Contracting PLUS “Céad Míle Fáilte” are probably the first words of Irish you will hear as your plane lands in Ireland.  It means ‘A hundred thousand welcomes!’  Along with all these welcomes there are also a hundred thousand things to think…

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06
Aug
Tax Credit Entitlements

Tax Credit Entitlements

Posted Friday, August 6, 2021

by Eimear Larrissey, Tax Team Contracting PLUS What are Tax Credits In simple terms, Tax Credits reduce the amount of tax you pay. Everyone is entitled to Personal Tax Credits – the annual credit for a standard individual is currently €1,650. If you’re self-employed (in receipt of trading and professional income) or a proprietary director,…

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11
May
Taking a punt on Shares?

Taking a punt on Shares?

Posted Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Here is a reminder on Capital Gains Tax (CGT) payment and filing dates By Eva Byrne, Tax Manager, Contracting PLUS Ok, so here is my confession about shares. I am old enough to remember getting caught up in the Eircom shares hype back in 1999. It was heavily promoted by the Government of the day…

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08
Mar
Would you like to be a Professional Contractor?

Would you like to be a Professional Contractor?

Posted Monday, March 8, 2021

Contracting is becoming a serious career choice for many. It offers flexibility, work/life balance, an opportunity for the over-55’s to extend their career and generally it’s well paid. But while the range of people considering contracting has expanded recently, in reality it’s been growing in popularity for around 15 years. So what exactly is it,…

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15
Feb
Re-location Expenses for Contractors

Re-location Expenses for Contractors

Posted Monday, February 15, 2021

As a contractor, there are many relocation expenses you can offset against your income to assist and support you in making the move. Uprooting yourself from your existing life and starting a brand new one in a new country is a really big deal. Even for those relocating as a contractor within Ireland, a grand…

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