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International Accounting Bulletin 2017 World Survey - HLB International Among Top Performers

VetCon National Veterinary Conference 2018

2018 - A Defining Year for Irish Veterinary Practitioners

Merry Christmas From HLB Sheehan Quinn

Would you like a tax free sports car?

CGT Deadline

Reminder - Income Tax Deadline

Business Plus interview with Bruce Stanley, Tax Partner

TrustVet Business Conference 2017

Bank of America picks Dublin as EU base after Brexit

How do you prepare your business for Brexit?

Deadline for Central Register of Beneficial Ownership pushed back to Q4 2017

Establishing your business in Ireland

Legal & General selects Ireland as EU hub for investments arm

Reminder Re: Changes to Civil Service Travel and Subsistence rates

JPMorgan Chase plans to move hundreds of bankers to Dublin

Offshore Disclosure Deadline Extended to next Thursday.


HLB Sheehan Quinn, a finalist for 3 Accountancy Awards

Non Principal Private Residence Charge Notification Facility  

Changes to Civil Service Travel and Subsistence rates

Revenue Offshore Matters

Happy Christmas from HLB Sheehan Quinn

Focus Ireland Sponsor a Star Campaign

​Pfizer Inversion Deal Closed Down

St Vincent de Paul's Giving Tree Appeal

Finance Bill - The Private Dwelling House Relief?

Expanding FDI Asia Desk in Ireland

HLB Personal Wealth Advisors Meeting

Supporting Our Lady's Children Hospital

Restaurants – How are you managing tips for staff from a tax perspective?

10 New Graduate Roles at HLB Sheehan Quinn

Hospice Coffee Morning

UCD Veterinary Hospital 11th Annual Conference Presentation

VAT on Property

Ireland and Brexit

Tax Relief on Solar Leasing of Farmland

Full Brexit Survey Report - 91% Say Britain Should Remain

April 2016: Practice of the Year 2016 – HLB Sheehan Quinn

Potential British exit out of the EU

Withdrawal of Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVCs) – Upcoming Deadline

P35 Filing Deadline 2016

Welcoming Managing Director of LOEBA Truhand GMBH

Check List for Tax Saving

New HLB Chairman of Ireland

Invest in Your Own Company Tax Efficiently through EIIS

Business Succession - Planning for Your Future

HLB International Soccer

Minister Nash announces 20 New Jobs for HLB Sheehan Quinn

Employees’ Subsistence Rates

New FDI Asia Desk from HLB Sheehan Quinn

Government to reflect carefully on proposed minimum wage increase

Online Cloud Based Accounting

What does the new Companies Act mean for Property Management Companies?

Availing of Audit Exemption

Understanding International Business in Ireland

HLB Sheehan Quinn announces expansion of their Management Team

HLB Sheehan Quinn are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Byrne, ACA as Audit Manager. Simon joined the firm in 2009 as a trainee and progressed rapidly and currently works with a number of multinational and indigenous businesses.

The New Companies Act

IMF supports Irish case for EU budget changes

Latest report on Ireland also flags higher tax bills linked to rising home prices

10,000 Irish jobs forecast if EU-US trade deal agreed

Government-commissioned research predicts TTIP would hugely boost economy

Danske exit sparks credit scheme revamp

Danske exit sparks credit scheme revamp

Rent a Room Relief

Rent a Room Relief

Tax News – P35 Medical Insurance

Tax News – P35 Medical Insurance

Preliminary Income Tax by Direct Debit

ECB sharply cuts inflation and growth forecasts as economic climate darkens

ECB sharply cuts inflation and growth forecasts as economic climate darkens With growth stalled in many states, Frankfurt keeps rate unchanged as pressure mounts

Construction jobs are on the way back after record rises in building orders

Construction jobs are on the way back after record rises in building orders

AIB reports profitable third quarter

AIB reports profitable third quarter

ISME's Fielding: 'Civil service views small business like black economy'

The civil service views small business as "one step up from the black economy", the chief executive of the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) has said.

Government seen as main barrier to bond scheme for Irish SMEs

Plans to launch a bond market for SMEs are in limbo as the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) tries to persuade the Department of Finance to change the way securities are taxed.

ECB starts buying covered bonds to revive euro zone economy

The ECB has started buying covered bonds, opening a new front in its battle to revive the euro zone economy

Budget 2015

The 2015 budget is due to be delivered on Wednesday 15th October 2014.

Central Bank urges Government to do ‘more than minimum’

Bank does not directly call for €2bn retrenchment in upcoming budget



HLB International Soccer Tournament

More than half of Irish SMEs in better shape than before downturn

Irish SMEs

Irish economy growing at fastest rate in seven years

Latest Quarterly National Accounts show economy grew by 7.7% in year to June

Better Capital and NTMA to shut €100m SME turnaround fund

Better Capital and NTMA to shut €100m SME turnaround fund

Ministers say Ireland has nothing to fear from OECD proposals

Ministers say Ireland has nothing to fear from OECD proposals

Lending to SMEs rises to €1.1 billion in first half of 2014

Irish SME’s accounted for 38 per cent of all credit advanced to businesses in the second quarter

Ireland’s two-year note yield falls below zero for first time

Fall comes as new figures show inflation pressures in the euro zone are at a 28-month high

ECB lowers GDP forecast by 0.1% for this year and next

Euro falls to lowest level in a year after bank’s last resort short of full quantitative easing

Euro struggles at 11-month low as dollar reigns supreme

Single currency loses more ground to dollar on back of speculation of earlier rate rise from Fed

Irish 10-year bond yields hit another record low

Investors are piling into bonds in anticipation of further stimulus measures by ECB

Manufacturing prices have dropped for the year to July

CSO figures today show an annual decrease in price of export sales by 2.9%

SMEs must use strengths to attract talent

Recent forecasts from IBEC, the ESRI and the Institute of Directors in Ireland have all pointed towards growth and ? an increase in recruitment in 2014.

Cost of borrowing hits new low ahead of possible upgrade

Benchmark 10-year Government bonds dip below 2% for first time as market expects Fitch upgrade

UK economy grows at fastest rate since before financial crisis

Latest GDP data confirms economy has finally climbed out of longest downturn since war

Mortgage arrears fall as more accounts are restructured

Latest numbers show there have been 72,819 permanent mortgage restructures as of June

German imports surge by largest amount in over three years

Data from Federal Statistics Office show seasonally adjusted imports rose by 4.5% in June

Draghi insists euro zone recovery remains on track

The ECB has kept rates on hold for the second month in a row

Inflation falls to 0.3% in July as threat of deflation looms

Latest CSO data suggest inflationary pressure in the Irish economy remains extremely weak

NTR prepares Europe wind debut

NTR prepares Europe wind debut

Irish cost competitiveness has 'begun to slip' - National Competitiveness Council

Irish cost competitiveness has 'begun to slip' - National Competitiveness Council

Euro zone inflation holds steady at 0.5% in June

Euro zone inflation holds steady at 0.5% in June

We are currently recruiting a Tax Manager/ Senior Manager

We are a progressive and entrepreneurial firm of accountants based in South Dublin currently looking for a strong Tax Manager/ Senior Manager to join the firm

Over 30,000 people set up new businesses in Ireland last year

Energia opens 9MW wind farm near Hollyford, Co Tipperary

Wind energy meets target of supplying 50% of electricity needs

Glanbia cut of 2c/l sparks fears of further milk price reductions

Glanbia's decision to cut its May milk price by 2c/l to a base of 37c/l (including VAT) could herald the start of a general slide in milk prices this summer.

Money being put into private pension funds at record high

The amount of money put into private pension funds has hit a record high.

Market to supply sustainable energy firms to double by 2020, report says

Potential jobs boost of 12,000 in sector within six years, says SEAI

Irish manufacturing sector grows for 12th straight month in May

PMI survey shows companies in the sector took on staff at the fastest rate in 15 years

China: Ireland's largest Asian market for food and drink exports

China: Ireland's largest Asian market for food and drink exports

Event in London aimed at driving investment in Ireland's food sector

Event in London aimed at driving investment in Ireland's food sector

IMF tells Britain to rein in riskier mortgages to cool market

British house prices are rising at their fastest rate since the eve of the financial crisis

Property firm invests €45 million in Dublin market

Portmarnock golf hotel and office building in docklands area snapped up by KWE

IBRC liquidators prepare final €2.5bn tranche of loans for sale

Report reveals more than €111 million - €8 million per month - spent on advisors so far

S&P raises Ireland’s debt rating in response to improving economy

Agency cites strong performance of exports and sustained recovery of domestic economy

Glanbia first-quarter revenues climb 17%

Nutrition and ingredients group warns of challenging retail environment in Ireland

Euro zone recovery falters as growth fails to match forecasts

Eurostat estimates euro economy expanded by a meagre 0.2% during the first quarter

One-third of SMEs are carrying no debt - Central Bank

New research shows incidents of extremely high indebtedness are uncommon among smaller firms

Good news for tracker mortgage holders as ECB set to cut interest rates next month

European Central Bank readies package of rate cuts and targeted measures

Ireland's trade surplus drops to lowest level since 2008

Seasonally adjusted exports declined by four per cent while imports rose 12 per cent

Government unveils €200m stimulus package for construction sector

New measures aim to triple housing output by 2020 and create 60,000 new jobs in sector

End of austerity: we’ll escape €1.5bn in cutbacks

The country will be spared most of the €2bn in planned cutbacks if economic growth continues at current levels.

Ireland is now back on a growth path

Ireland is now back on a growth path, says ESRI Post-crash economy now recovering ‘quite vigorously’, according to economic think tank

Wind energy could save Ireland €700 million a year

Ireland harnessing wind energy could save €700 million a year in fossil fuel imports and reduce the country’s dependency on energy imports, according to a recent report on the wind energy sector.

Development in the sheep sector are worthy of note

Recent weeks have seen hogget prices take off while, at the same time, prime beef returns have languished at levels that serve only to create worrying losses for cattle finishers.

Jobless rate falls to lowest in five years at 11.8%

The unemployment rate is continuing to drop as the number of people on the Live Register fell by another 1,800 last month – but the number of long-term unemployed has risen marginally.

Central Bank revises growth forecast down to 2% for 2014

Exports to be main driver of recovery but domestic demand to play significant part

Nama sells entire Northern Ireland debt portfolio

Largest single transaction by the bad bank since it was set up to clear development loans

Minister Rabbitte stresses wind power is key to Irish energy future

Minister Rabbitte announces opening of new REFIT support programme encouraging investment in wind energy that will bring Ireland to its target of 40% by 2020.

Think globally, act locally

Accounting giant HLB International is currently rethinking its strategy in the Middle East and other emerging markets, in what promises to be an efficacious move.

European Parliament backs Standard VAT Return

The European Parliament has endorsed the European Commission’s plans to introduce a standard VAT return for businesses across the EU when filing their VAT returns

Rise of 7.6% sees Dublin rents return to 2009 levels

Rents in Dublin are now back at early 2009 levels, putting a squeeze on renters due to another strong year of growth in the capital that saw rents rise by 7.6 per cent. Across the country however, the cost of renting a home continues to slide.

Irish economy unexpectedly contracts in setback for Government

Decline in net exports linked to the so-called pharma patent cliff pinpointed as main reason

NTMA raises €1bn as regular bond auctions resume

NTMA raises €1bn as regular bond auctions resume

Social media valued in business, but for leaders, not staff

The use of social media in the workplace is regarded as being good for business and its leaders, but not necessarily for staff.

One in Three Hit With New Charges for Daily Banking

New bank charges hitting customers

Bank Charges

Tax Booklet 2014

Find out everything you need to know for 2014 tax.

HLB International Appoints New Members in Armenia and South Africa

New members join HLB International

Insight Magazine - Autumn 2013

View HLB International's Insight magazine Autumn 2013 edition.

HLB Insight Autumn 2013

Click here to see the latest version of HLB Insight Magazine

Budget 2014 Summary

Find out everything you need to know about Budget 2014 here.

HLB International appoints two members in Norway & one in Moldova

HLB International appointed two members in Norway and one in Moldova.

Goal Jersey Day

HLB Sheehan Quinn will be taking part in Goal Jersey Day Friday 11th October 2013.

HLB International Appoints Two Member Firms in Spain

Two new Spanish firms are appointed to HLB International.

Delaney Cup & Perpetual Cup Visit HLB Sheehan Quinn

Leinster Football Championship Delaney Cup and National Football League Perpetual Cup visit HLB Sheehan Quinn

Budget 2014

The 2014 budget is due to be delivered on Tuesday 15th October 2013.

Getting ready for SEPA

The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is a European Union regulation that will simplify financial transactions and make doing business easier

Property Tax Payments & Filing Deadlines 2013

We have set out the Local Property Tax and NPPR filing and payment deadlines

CWPS Pension & Supreme Court ruling on registered employment agreements

All you need to know about CWPS Pension & the Supreme Court ruling on registered employment agreements

Important changes to retirement relief for disposals after 31 December 2013

We have set out in this document important changes to retirement relief for disposals after 31 December 2013.

Tax treatment of the reimbursement of Travel and Subsistence to office holders and employees

We have set out the tax treatment of the reimbursement of travel and subsistence to office holders and employees in this document

2013 Tax Booklet

All information relating to tax for 2013 is in this attachment

Tax Booklet 2013

Click the link to find out everything you need to know for 2013 tax.

Property Tax Payments & Filing Deadlines

Find out all you need to know about the local property tax filing and deadlines and the NPPR charge for 2013.

Local Property Tax (LPT)

What is Local Property Tax, who is liable and who is excluded

HLB International December Newsletter

December Newsletter for HLB International. HLB Insight.

Budget 2013

HLB Sheehan Quinn provide highlights and analysis of Budget 2013 - download PDF and watch budget video.

Congratulations To Our Trainee Accountants

3 trainee accountants pass final exams and become chartered accountants

EIIS (Employment & Investment Incentive Scheme)

EIIS (Employment & Investment Incentive Scheme)

Sheehan Quinn Go Global

Sheehan Quinn & Co. has now become HLB Sheehan Quinn.

Corporation Tax Exemption for Start Up Companies

An exemption from corporation Tax for the first three years of trading applies to certain new start up companies - Read More

Tax Deadlines 2012

Tax Deadlines - Find out details of tax payment dates including Preliminary Corporation Tax, PRSI

2011 Income Tax Returns

Sheehan Quinn Income Tax Tips - Changes in Tax 2011 & 2012

USC Increase – How will it effect you?

Read about the USC increase will effect tax bills. Contact Sheehan Quinn today.

Job Vacancy - Accountant

Upcoming Tax Deadlines

Non Principal Private Residence 2012

Finance Bill - Property & Construction

Finance Bill - Capital Taxes

Finance Bill - Business Taxes

Finance Bill - Personal Taxes

Taxation of Directors Remuneration

New Household Charge

Health Levy Refunds

UK Income Tax Returns

P35 Filing Deadline

Budget 2012

Budget 2012 - Read Sheehan Quinn & Company budget 2012 update.

Vacancy for a trainee accountant

Property Management Companies What’s Changed……

Personal Income Tax Returns 2010

Significant changes to Relevent Contracts Tax (RCT)

Succession Planning – Time may be running out

Voluntary Strike-Off - Recent Changes

Tax relief for tuition fees - Q&A

National Internship Scheme

Sheehan Quinn Relaunch Website

Finance Bill No 2 - 2011

Incorporating a business – advantages and considerations

Don’t let your business miss out on Research & Development Credit

Entrepreneurs have you a business idea? – Remember the CORD Grant!

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Capital Gains Tax Payment Deadline

This article contains the capital gains tax payment deadlines

Large Company Corporation Tax

Corporation tax payment deadlines and returns for large companies

Irish Stock Exchange worth €207m a year to economy here

Economic consultants Indecon have carried out a major study on the benefits of having our own stock exchange.

Now Hiring – High Heels Not Required!

Non Principal Private Residence Charge (NPPR)

Small business employment indicators at highest level since 2007

A fragile recovery is being felt by small businesses while employment indicators in the sector are at their highest since Autumn 2007, the ISME latest quarterly survey shows.
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