All posts by: Liam Burns

BUDGET 2016: RLAI Submission to Government on Landlord Taxation issues

Supply needs to be increased to cater for the increasing demand for accommodation in Ireland. Encourage new and existing Investors. Background to RLAI submission Residential Landlords Association of Ireland (RLAI) proposes the following recommendations Conclusion We understand that other measures […]

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Contractors and Tax: What expenses are acceptable to Revenue?

  Response From T Buckley Re Contractors' Submission – Nov 2013  

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Landlord’s Guide to Irish Tax and Property

Being an accountant and board member of the Residential Landlords’ Association, I get many people asking me if they should invest in property. Well don’t dive in feet first, I say! Careful planning and calculations of return on investment should […]

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Budget 2015: Tax changes for Individuals and SME’s

Here is an interactive income calculator graph using data which we have embedded below which also featured on the Irish Times Budget section.   Corporation Tax The 12.5% tax rate remains. The rate is ‘settled policy, it will not change’ The three year […]

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Liam Burns profiled in The Sunday Times

Embedded below is a clipping from The Sunday Times business section wherein I was profiled in the context of a case study on Life Cover and mortgage protection. The background to this was when I set up my own business […]

Surviving and Thriving: 12 Tips for The Happy Publican

Over 1,000 pubs have closed since 2007 – mostly due to reasons beyond the control of the publicans e.g. increases in VAT and excise duties, major banking problems, increases in consumption of alcohol at home, cheaper supermarket prices, and a […]

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Background to this Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister for Finance >> UPDATE: Read our Budget 2016 submission here With the major shortages in housing and many landlords struggling in negative equity, the government would benefit from assisting landlords in their [...]
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10 important tax-saving tips for IT contractors in Ireland

It will not come as news to self-employed IT professionals in Ireland that the Revenue Commissioners are casting an eye on this sector. This is in the main focused on the legitimacy or otherwise of having self-employed status (an issue which [...]
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