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#Budget18 was trending on Twitter last night but nobody lost sleep

Gone are the days when Budget Day held the Irish nation in its grip. The glorious giveaways of the Celtic Tiger era were followed by the engrossing (albeit gut-wrenching) budgets when our economy fell off a cliff in immediate years […]

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Budget 2017 Highlights: Landlords get a little relief…

Budget 2017 was a well-flagged ‘something for everyone in the audience affair’ but changes in mortgage interest relief for landlords was a relatively welcome, if small, measure. Many of my clients are landlords and contrary to some preconceptions of them […]

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BUDGET 2017 SUBMISSION: Residential Landlords’ Association of Ireland

RLAI SUBMISSION TO GOVERNMENT ON TAXATION ISSUES RELATING TO LANDLORDS To: simon.coveney@oir.ie Cc: michael.noonan@oireachtas.ie, leo.varadkar@oireachtas.ie Date: 21 September 2016 Dear Ministers, Please find attached Residential Landlords budget submission for the upcoming budget. Background to Submission Increased supply of private rental […]

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The €1.5 BILLION ‘GiveAway’? Budget 2016 analysis

  In an otherwise crowd-pleasing budget, it may have gone unnoticed that €50 million was allocated for 1916 commemorations compared with just €17 million for emergency accommodation for homelessness crisis. Reasonable you think? That aside, I will focus on the […]

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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 finance.gov.ie 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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