The Taxes Administration Liaison Committee (TALC) was established in 1989 and is a liaison committee between the Revenue Commissioners, the Irish Tax Institute, the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies of Ireland (CCABI) and the Law Society of Ireland. TALC is the main forum for making representations between Revenue and practitioners on the administration of tax in Ireland. It does not deal with the formation of legislation or policy. The function of the TALC is to review and make recommendations to achieve more effective and efficient administration of tax. The Institute is represented at the TALC committees by senior tax practitioners and executive Institute staff.
In this section you will find information on:
TALC consists of Main TALC and six sub-committees, which are:
Each committee specialises in issues relating to different aspects of tax administration and meets generally 4 times a year. Updates on matters under discussion at TALC are highlighted to members through our weekly TaxFax and regular bulletins to members.
Read the terms of reference of TALC.
The minutes and summary notes of the Main TALC committee meetings are published and highlighted to members via TaxFax. The minutes of the sub-committee meetings are also available from 2016 Recent minutes and summary notes can be accessed below:
Summary note of Main TALC meeting 15 September 2015
Revenue Audit Code
Revenue's approach to compliance interventions and the Audit Code is under ongoing discussion at TALC Audit. Issues discussed include:
- turnaround time on audits
- RCT penalties
For the latest information on discussions at TALC read the Institute’s weekly TaxFax.
The Institute has been engaging with Revenue on the development of guidelines on the Knowledge Development Box and Country - by - Country Reporting. The guidelines will be available shortly
ROS and e-services
The Institute is in ongoing engagement with Revenue on members' experiences of ROS and e-services generally and on ways to improve the current suite of services.
Access a presentation on the new MyAccount service. myAccount – Revenue presentation
If you have a matter in relation to the administration of tax that you would like considered for discussion at TALC, or you would like to provide feedback on any of the current issues highlighted above or in TaxFax, please contact the Representations team:
Director - Cora O’Brien
Tel: 01 6631719
Manager - Mary Healy
Tel: 01 6631743
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