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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.


PAY AND FILE DEADLINE 2017 ANNOUNCED


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

GOAL JERSEY DAY 2014


GOAL JERSEY DAY 2014

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!


eMail Newsletter


Articles


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.

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.

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