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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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Income Tax – ROS Extended Deadline

20th September 2017

ROS Income Tax Extended Deadline – 14 / 11 / 2017 Revenue has confirmed an extension to the Revenue Online Service (ROS) return filing and tax payment date to Tuesday, 14th November 2017 for certain self-assessment Income tax customers and for customers liable to Capital Acquisitions Tax (CAT). The extended date applies to customers who…

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Making childcare more affordable – Subsidies NOW AVAILABLE

18th September 2017

Subsidies to make childcare more affordable for families: A universal, non-means tested subsidy of up to €1,040 per year for children up to start of the ECCE (free pre-school) programme Supports for families on lower incomes of up to €7,500 per year for children up to 15 years of age What you need to know…

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Top Tip: Reference Check Questions

11th September 2017

Reference Check Questions The reference check stage of the recruitment process is a crucial stage for an employer to obtain vital information about a candidate and corroborating that what they have said on their CV and in their interview is factual and true. By speaking to references, you can gather more information about the candidate’s…

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Contract of Employment – Existing Employees

27th July 2017

QUESTION: How can you introduce contracts to existing employee? Under the Terms of Employment (Information) Acts 1994–2014 you are obliged to provide a written contract of employment to a new staff member no later than 2 months after their commencement. Furthermore, the cost of non-compliance (whether from an inspection from the WRC or from a…

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Q3 Newsletter_McMahon & Co Accountants

24th July 2017

Check out our Quarter 3 Newsletter 🙂 Interesting read on: – 5 Tips to improve your Health at work – Handling Gossip in the workplace – What Makes workers stay in your employment And much much more – READ TODAY – Q3_2017 McMahon & Co Newsletter  

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GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation- Release 25th May 2018

13th July 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR will come into force on the 25th of May 2018, after 4 years of intense preparation and debate it was finally approved to replace the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. The aim of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data…

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