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Apr 14

Budget Highlights 2018

Sep 16

Kirk & Associates celebrating 30 Years in Business

  Kirk & Associates accounting firm is proud to celebrate its 30th year in business. Founded in 1984 by Eddie Kirk, Kirk & Associates has since then become one of the leading Chartered Certified Accountants around. We extend our sincere gratitude to all of our clients and to our expert team who are passionately committed to our …

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Sep 16

Why Kirk & Associates?

  Why should you choose Kirk & Associates for all your accounting and financial needs? Based in Dundalk, Co. Louth, Kirk & Associates accounting firm is one of the leading Chartered Certified Accountants around. We are Registered Auditors and authorised to carry on investment activities by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). In 1984, Kirk …

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Oct 20

Budget 2014 – Tax Guide

Budget 2014 Tax Guide

Main Tax Credits & Allowances 2014 2013 € € Personal Tax Credits Single Person 1,650 1,650 Married or in a Civil Partnership 3,300 3,300 Single Person Child Carer 1,650 – One-Parent Family – 1,650 Widowed Person or Surviving Civil Partner – In year of bereavement 3,300 3,300 – Without dependent children 2,190 2,190 – With …

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Oct 20

Budget 2014 – The Highlights

Business Tax  Corporation Tax Rate It is welcoming to hear that the Government has once again re-affirmed its commitment to the retention of Ireland’s 12.5% Corporation Tax rate. In light of constant media attention surrounding the matter, it is encouraging that the Government remains determined to retain the 12.5% tax rate, as this is …

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Sep 02

Budget 2013

Tax increases and spending cuts of €3.5bn have been announced in Budget 2013. Main points New Property Tax from July 2013 of 0.18% on homes worth up to €1m, and 0.25% on those over €1m Three-year exemption from Property Tax for first-time buyers, and people buying new or previously unoccupied homes Child Benefit will be cut by …

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Sep 02

Companies Bill 2012

The Companies Bill 2012 was published on the 21st December 2012.  The legislation, which comprises of over 1,100 pages of text is the most significant reform in Irish company law since 1963. The new Bill consolidates the 16 existing Company Acts as well as a number of statutory instruments and judgments. The Company Law Review …

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Sep 02

Finance Bill 2012

Main Provisions: The Bill makes provision for the changes to mortgage interest relief announced in Budget 2012 to implement the Programme for Government commitment. It provides for an increase to 30% in mortgage interest relief for first time buyers who took out their first mortgage in the period 2004-2008. The Bill will also make provision for …

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Dec 06

Budget 2012 – Highlights – Day Two

BUDGET 2012 DAY TWO Income tax: No increase VAT: Raised by 2% to 23% Universal Social Charge: Exemption raised to €10,000 – this affects 330,000 people Carbon Tax: Increased from €15 per tonne to €20 per tonne This means: 1.4c increase on Petrol 1.6c increase on Diesel €17.32 increase on Fuel Oil (to rise in …

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Dec 03

Budget 2012 – Highlights – Day One

BUDGET 2012 DAY ONE Main points €3.8bn fiscal adjustment needed in 2012 €2.2bn of adjustment from spending €1.4bn in day-to-day spending cuts €20m earmarked for new Labour Market Activation Fund Public service staff down by 6,000 Public service pay bill to fall by €400m in 2012 Social Weekly social-welfare payments unchanged Changes to the one-parent …

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