Entries by Catriona Swaine

Revenue’s Jobs & Pension Service

The Revenue Commissioners introduced the Jobs and Pension Service with effect from 12 September, 2016.  This system replaces Form 12As which were completed by the employee and submitted to the Revenue Commissioners by the employer to manually apply for tax credits and Form P46s which were completed by the employer through ROS, Revenue’s online system. […]

Exam Prize Winner

Catriona Swaine based in our Arklow office achieved third place in the Stage 2 Applied Tax of Chartered Tax Consultant qualification. She was presented with her prize by the President of Chartered Accountants Ireland Mr. Tony Nicholl at the Specialist Qualification Conferring Ceremony on Tuesday 13 October, 2015.  

Upcoming filing dates

September, October and November are the busiest times of the year in the accountancy and tax world. 21 September, 2015 (23 for ROS filers) – Corporation Tax pay and file deadline for companies with 31 December year end.   Therefore if your company has a 31 December, 2014 year end you must ensure the Corporation Tax return […]

New subsistence rates from 1 July, 2015

The Revenue Commissioners have updated the Civil Service subsistence rate applicable from 1 July, 2015. The rate for absences from the normal place of work for one day in excess of 10 hours has remained unchanged (€33.61), however the rate for absences between 5 and 10 hours has increased by 30c to €14.01 per day. […]

Reduced Bankruptcy Costs

It has been announced today that applications for bankruptcy will no longer need to stamped, reducing the fee by approximately €200.00. Please contact our office if we can be of any assistance in relation to Personal Insolvency on 0402 29376 or 053 9235134.


The National Internship Programme (Jobbridge) is a job initiative programme published in 2011. The aim of Jobbridge is to keep unemployed people close to the labour market, provide them with the opportunity to gain work experience and thereby increase their employability and to facilitate employers contributing to the national activation agenda by providing internships. Those […]

Local Property Tax

One of the measures introduced in Budget 2013 was the Local Property Tax (LPT). Outlined below are key dates in relation to LPT. Important dates in relation to LPT March,2013 Revenue will issue LPT Return forms and information to residential property owners 1 May, 2013 Property Valuation and Property Ownership date (the date the valuation […]