This is an extract from an article written by Valerie Flynn which originally appeared in the Sunday Times on 6 August 2017 – Barry Maxwell is a Chartered Tax Adviser and Chartered Accountant with Taxsmart.ie
This is the essential advice you’ll need for taking the plunge with a new enterprise. BACK IN MARCH, I wrote an article with some tax advice for new business owners. The following contains some further practical tax instructions for either sole traders or startup companies. So you’ve [...]
GETTING A BUSINESS off the ground can be challenging, but keeping on top of certain things at the outset will help you in the long run. Here are the practical steps that all startups should run through, from a tax perspective: Choose your business structure Your best bet here is to [...]
Last May, the government launched a new scheme to allow entrepreneurs to obtain tax refunds for making capital investments in starting up a business. The scheme is called Startup Refunds for Entrepreneurs (‘SURE’) and works by refunding income tax paid by the entrepreneur in previous [...]
This scheme for supporting SMEs had a bumper year in 2015 – here’s how you can make the most of it.
AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED on Fora, almost €93 million was invested in 2015 under a government scheme designed to get people supporting SMEs.
With more than 1,700 people backing 329 [...]
Are the self-employed being treated unfairly? Are they how.
NEARLY 18% OF the Irish workforce is self-employed – but is the Irish tax system treating these people fairly?
When compared to PAYE workers, the self-employed suffer lower tax credits, higher tax rates and potential [...]