5 Tips for Starting a Career in Contracting

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So, you’ve decided to venture into the world of professional contracting! You are not alone. Professional contracting continues to grow rapidly worldwide, with Covid-19 accelerating existing trends.  In Ireland, contracting has long been commonplace in the tech, engineering, and pharmaceutical sectors. However we are now also seeing increasing roles in the finance, education, healthcare and…Read More

Come Home to Work and Contracting!

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Thinking of coming home? There’s no better time to make the move. Our economy is experiencing strong growth with a continuously improving job market across multiple sectors. More companies than ever are choosing Ireland as a home for their European headquarters, bringing with them a multitude of employment opportunities in areas from technology to construction….Read More

Budget 2018 – What does it mean for Individuals?

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“We cannot hope to remain competitive if someone on a relatively low income and who decides to work a few hours overtime has nearly half that extra money taken in tax.” Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance, 10th October 2017     Personal tax rates continue to be a hot topic of discussion in Ireland. We…Read More


Landlords – Claim Tax Relief on furniture in your Rental Property

Posted Posted in Landlords, Tax Tips & Explainers

Capital allowances are regularly overlooked by landlords. Many of our new clients are delighted to hear we can reduce their tax liability using claiming tax deductions for furniture and fittings in their home. What is a capital allowance? A capital allowance is just a name for a certain kind of tax deduction. A capital allowance…Read More

New rates – Mileage & Travel Expenses

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Changes to Mileage & Subsistence (Domestic & Foreign) Rates – Effective 1 April 2017 The Department of Public Expenditure & Reform has recently announced changes to Civil Service mileage and subsistence rates. This has an effect beyond the Civil Service however as these rates can be used by non-public sector employers and are commonly used…Read More