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Local Property Tax Payment 2020

For those who pay the LPT Local Property Tax in Ireland by Annual Debit Authority the payment is due 21 July.

Taxation matters that arise when a person dies

On death a number of taxation matters have to be dealt with by the person taking care of the affairs of the deceased person.

Taxation of short term guest accommodation including AirBnB

Taxation in the form of income tax should always be considered when looking at the net benefits in letting out property in short term arrangements.

Farm Consolidation Relief at the 1% rate of stamp duty has commenced

The changes to the farm consolidation relief on the sale and purchase of agricultural land that were announced in Finance Act 2017 commence on 1 August 2018.

Stamp Duty exemption for farmers on certain leases

A stamp duty exemption for farmers on the lease of agricultural land for farming use has commenced. The stamp duty exemption that applies for a lease of farm land for a period of 6 to 35 years has finally commenced. The exemption commenced on 1 July 2018.

Capital Gains Tax relief holding period reduced to 4 years from 1 January 2018

A capital gains tax (CGT) relief was introduced for those who purchased property (land and buildings) and held onto it for 7 years. The relief is that no CGT is payable on any gain attributed to the first 7 years of ownership on the disposal of the property. This time period has been reduced to 4 years.

Tax Refund Time

31 December is a tax refund deadline date for income tax refunds in Ireland. An annual year end action should always include checking if the Revenue Commissioners owe you a refund.

6% stamp duty on non-residential property holding companies and vehicles

The latest tax proposal is to try to impose stamp duty on non-residential property holding companies and other vehicles at a rate of 6% instead of the current 1% rate.

Shopping online what country are you buying from?

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday almost here this is a reminder to be cautious when purchasing online.

Local Property Tax 2018 payment dates

The payment dates for paying LPT, local property tax in Ireland have been announced.

Stamp Duty on non-residential property increased to 6%

Stamp Duty on non-residential property increased from 2% to 6% from midnight on 10 October 2017.

Tax Deadline Dates 2017

The Pay and File extension dates for 2017.

What is the full cost to an employer for an increase in the minimum wage to Euro 9.55?

In addition to the wage cost increase of 0.30 per hour, employers PRSI must also be taken into account.

Water Charges - current status on selling

Prior to the sale of a dwelling the person selling must pay all water charges to Irish Water and provide his solicitor with a certificate of discharge from Irish Water confirming payment.

NPPR is a deductible expense against rental income

The non principal private residence charge is deductible by landlords against rental income.

2017 Local Property Tax payment

11 January 2017 is the payment date for Local Property Tax in Ireland

LPT Liability rests with owner of property on 1 November in the previous year

Did you know that under Local Property Tax rules the responsibility to pay Local Property Tax and make a LPT tax return is with the owner of the property on 1 November in the previous year?

Tax deadline looming in Ireland

31 October 2016 is the pay and file deadline for income tax and capital acquisition tax. It is also the income tax preliminary tax payment date for tax year 2016.

Budget 2017 Going in the right direction on taxation

There are some positive taxation developments in Budget 2017 for Ireland in relation to DIRT, CAT, CGT and USC. An increased earned income credit for the self employed has been announced.

Taxation issues for property sales

The taxes that have to be considered when selling a property are continuously expanding.

VAT and training services in Ireland

The VAT rules relating to training services changed in Finance Act 2015. The new rules commenced on 21 December 2015 and further amendments were made in Finance Act 2017.

Tax what next? Proposals in the Programme for Government 2016

The tax proposals for the next five years have been set out at a high level in the Programme for Government in Ireland 2016. In summary the programme includes the following statements about taxation.

Property Taxes

Solicitors obligations for Local Property Tax, Rates, Water Charges, Stamp Duty and historic Household Charge and Non Principal Private Residence charge.

Property Taxes

Solicitors obligations for Local Property Tax, Rates, Water Charges, Stamp Duty and historic Household Charge and Non Principal Private Residence charge.

20% Capital Gains Tax for certain business asset disposals

A reduced rate of Capital Gains Tax can apply on the disposal of chargeable business assets that qualify for entrepreneur relief.

Tax Appeals in Ireland

The Revenue Commissioners have made available a new Tax and Duty Appeal Manual in light of the new appeals process that commenced on 21 March 2016

Local Property Tax. Single Debit Authority Payment in March

Did you select to pay the Local Property Tax LPT by Single Debit Authority? If so, payment will be deducted in March.

Water charges must be paid to Irish Water when a dwelling is being sold or transferred.

Prior to the sale of a dwelling (which includes a transfer by means of a gift or a dwelling being compulsorily acquired) a vendor must pay all water charges to Irish Water.

Are you due an Irish tax refund for 2011?

You only have 4 years to make a claim for a tax refund from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland.

Taxation issues to consider when buying goods outside of the EU.

The Irish Revenue Commissioners have issued a reminder of the taxation obligations that arise when you buy outside the European Union (EU).

Motor Tax procedures - vehicle temporarily off the road

Going travelling or working abroad or use a vehicle only occasionally? If your vehicle will be temporarily off the road – declare this in advance otherwise motor tax may have to be paid.

Understanding Tax for Small Businesses Guide

The Irish Tax Institute has prepared a free guide to Irish tax for the SME/owner-managed business community.

Taxation of Maternity Benefit, Adoptive Benefit and Health and Safety Benefit commences July 2013.

These benefits which are payable by the Department of Social Protection (DSP) will be taxable in full from 1 July 2013. USC and PRSI will not apply to these benefits.

Revenue Commissioners Annual Report 2012

The Revenue Commissioners published their Annual Report 2012 on 24 April 2013.

Finance Act 2013

Finance Act 2013 has been signed by the President on 27 March 2013.

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