News & Advice

Budget 2021 – The COVID-19 Budget

BUDGET OVERVIEW A truly historic Budget involving Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party is marked by huge spending increases. A record Budget of €17.75 billion has been announced with nearly half of all spending going on Covid-19 supports which has been framed by the pandemic and the prospect of a no-trade deal Brexit. […]

Newsletter-Summer 2020

  Welcome to the Summer edition of our Newsletter. Last Thursday saw the introduction of the July Job stimulus and while not all the detail is yet known, our view here in Guardian is that it is overall very positive. Here is a summary of what was announced, and we will issue the detail when […]

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

We have now lived through the first 3 months of the Wage Subsidy and now its DECISION TIME… …whether to remain in the Wage Subsidy Scheme or not? On 29th June many of our clients could finally return to work. IT IS CRITICAL TO STATE THAT JUST BECAUSE YOU HAVE RETURNED TO WORK DOES NOT […]

25th Anniversary

The most positive thing I can say at the moment is that the 12th of May marked my 25th Anniversary of self-employment. I attach my first business card – I started off in a 10 x 10 serviced office in the PYE Centre in Dundrum, the site where Dundrum Shopping Centre now stands. I reckon […]

Tax Liabilities

While we confirmed in earlier articles, you could withhold PAYE and VAT payments since January, Revenue have now further confirmed that the liabilities unpaid, need not be repaid for 12 months AFTER the recommencement of trading, and no interest shall accrue during this time. After that period, the business can then enter into an Installment […]