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Irish Tax Institute warns new enhanced reporting requirements are too onerous for SMEs

The Irish Tax Institute has warned that Revenue’s new system of Enhanced Reporting Requirements (ERR) places a very significant administrative burden on businesses, particularly SMEs. The new system, introduced on 1 January, requires employers to report details of certain benefits and payments made to staff in real time which means on or before they are given to employees. One of the benefits impacted are gifts given to staff under the […]

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Tax Talk EP 17: Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are well established as critical metrics for businesses that seek to be socially and environmentally responsible. In the latest episode of Tax Talk , we discuss the importance of D&I in the tax profession and beyond. Joining our host, Donal O’Donovan of the Irish Independent, to share their personal experiences and insights are: Tom Reynolds, Institute President, who started his career when his sexual orientation was […]

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Institute responds to Feedback Statement on a Participation Exemption for Foreign Dividends

In September 2023, the Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath T.D., committed to introducing a participation exemption for foreign dividends in Finance Bill 2024. With the introduction coming into effect from 1 January 2025, the Department of Finance has sought feedback on the matter. On 8 May, the Institute responded to the Department’s Feedback Statement and we identified a number of elements of the Strawman Proposal for a Participation Exemption we […]

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Consider a Professional Tax Qualification for Summer 2024

The Institute’s Summer 2024 online professional tax qualification programmes – Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and Tax Technician – are open for registration. Tax affects all of us and the technical knowledge a professional tax qualification provides is highly sought after. You will acquire technical tax knowledge through a comprehensive library of recorded lectures, self-study materials, live online sessions delivered by expert lecturers and tax advisers, and a student discussion forum. […]

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New global tax rules will not hinder foreign investment in Ireland

The President of the Irish Tax Institute will today predict that foreign investment in Ireland will not dry up as a result of the new Pillar Two global minimum tax rules for large multinational businesses. Speaking at the Institute’s Annual Dinner this evening (Friday), Tom Reynolds will also warn that this optimism is dependent on the Government making Ireland more competitive as a location for investment by delivering on reforms […]

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Conferring Ceremony 2023

On the last evening of November, O’Reilly Hall came to life for one of the most anticipated nights in the Institute’s calendar. The Conferring Ceremony had a twinkling backdrop of lights, cameras, and smiles as we welcomed 272 newly qualified CTAs and 21 Tax Technicians to membership. Marking the occasion, Tom Reynolds, Institute President, congratulated the conferees on their achievement and shared pearls of wisdom for them to remember throughout […]

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