Practice News

New Sectoral Employment Order for Plumbers & Pipefitters

4th May 2018

New Sectoral Employment Order for Workers in the Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector   Mandatory changes to the Sectoral Employment Order (Mechanical Engineering Building Services Contracting Sector) 2018 (“SEO”) has been signed into law by Minister Pat Breen  – Effective from 6th March 2018.     The Order provides mandatory terms and conditions in…

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McMahon & Co Q2 Newsletter

1st May 2018

Check out our Q2 Newsletter for 2018   Lots of interesting information on: – Funding for Businesses in Ireland – Eurozone Market Strategy – Health Expenses – Quickly Master Social Media   And much much more – READ TODAY @ McMahon & Co – Q2 Newsletter

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Construction Sector – Changes to the Sectoral Employment Order 

15th March 2018
Construction Sector - Pay Increases

Mandatory changes to the Sectoral Employment Order for the general construction industry – Effective from 19th October 2017 A Sectoral Employment Order (SEO) for the general construction industry has been signed into law by the Minister for State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Pat Breen. The Order provides mandatory terms and conditions in…

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GDPR is on its Way – Are you Prepared for It?

23rd February 2018

GDPR Preparation is Key: With less than 5 month to go before the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force employers are urged to start preparing immediately if they haven’t already done so. What is it? The GDPR is a European privacy regulation replacing all existing data protection regulations and will come into…

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Music Capital Scheme Funding (Award 2)

18th January 2018

DID YOU KNOW: There is a Music Capital Scheme Funding (Award 2) Scheme for 2017. It is designed to provide support highly-skilled performing musicians working at a professional level who seek support for the purchase of high quality instruments that are central to their performing career. This music funding award is open to musicians working…

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Music Capital Scheme 2017 (Award 1) – Funding

18th January 2018

Did you know: There is a Music Funding Capital Scheme Award for non-professional performing groups in any genre which supports the purchase, maintenance and/or repair of instruments by organisations involved in the non-professional performance of music. It is also open to community, youth and resource organisations and local authorities who oversee music performance in the…

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Budget Summary 2018

11th October 2017

Budget Summary 2018 McMahon & Co Accountants summary on how Budget 2018 will impact you and your business. McMahon & Co Accountants Budget Summary 2018 Income Tax Tax Credits & Cut Off Mortgage Interest Relief Key Employee Engagement Programme (KEEP) Pre-Letting Expenses USC VAT Sunbed Services Charities CGT CAT CT Excise – Sugar Drinks, Tabacco Alcohol Mineral…

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Entitlements – Ireland Public Holidays

9th October 2017

Public Holiday Pay Entitlements There can often be some confusion surrounding an employee’s entitlement to pay for a public holiday particularly where the employee may be part-time or the public holiday falls on a day that the employee does not normally work. It is also worth noting that not every bank holiday is a public…

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Extension of Paid Maternity Benefit for Premature Births

5th October 2017

Extension of Paid Maternity Leave for Premature Birth From October 1st Maternity Benefit has been extended in cases where a baby is born prematurely. From 1st October 2017, the period for which maternity benefit is paid is being extended in cases where a baby is born prematurely. The extended period of benefit will be equivalent…

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Tax Time – Income Tax 2016 Deadline

20th September 2017

  Income Tax Deadline for 2016 Returns – 31 / 10 / 17 Don’t Delay, Contact us today at McMahon & Co Accountants       The Pay and File deadline for self-assessed income tax payers is October 31st. Self-Assessment applies for Income Tax purposes to: Self-employed persons (i.e. people carrying on their own business including…

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