For those who pay the LPT Local Property Tax in Ireland by Annual Debit Authority the payment is due 21 July. Due to the extensions for payment of the LPT due to COVID-19 this year the payment is being taken on 21 July 2020 instead of the original March date. Please...
Parental Leave Current Entitlement The amount of parental leave that an employee can take has been increased from 1 September 2020. This is in additional to the extra leave granted in September 2019. The parental leave has increased to 26 working weeks from 1...
The New Year is a good time to review how you are getting on with your General Data Protection Regulation obligations and compliance. Listen back to my slot talking on GDPR on oceanfm in July 2018. Starts after 17 minutes....
The New Year is a good time to review how you are getting on with your General Data Protection Regulation obligations and compliance.
As we come to what for many has been a very difficult period I would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a safe and peaceful Christmas.
The amount of parental leave that an employee can take has been increased from 1 September 2020. This is in additional to the extra leave granted in September 2019.
For those who pay the LPT Local Property Tax in Ireland by Annual Debit Authority the payment is due 21 July.
It is always appreciated when you go to the trouble to provide me with feedback on my training workshops and seminars.
As businesses make plans to comply with the new protocol the Health and Safety Authority continue to provide guidance and FREE TEMPLATES. Further guidance now issued 26.6.2020 from Enterprise Ireland.
If you have started or increased doing direct marketing you ma.y have some questions on the rules you need to comply with.
A mandatory protocol has been issued that must be followed by all businesses in Ireland. Health and safety obligations should be the forefront for everyone at this time.
Is your cookie banner, popup or slider compliant?
In Ireland you have until 5 October 2020 to get compliant for your website or app or internet of things device. After this date the regulator may take enforcement action.
There are a number of business supports being rolled out to support business at this time.
Have you checked if your business must comply with the protection rights given to consumers or is your business subject to other rules?
Do you provide the minimum information that you have to give a customer before they agree to pay for your product?
The Irish gift and inheritance tax free amounts (thresholds) have remained constant in recent years except for the child category (A) and the tax rate has remained at 33%.
Support is available to employees if they have sufficient PRSI paid.
Do not forget your data protection GDPR obligations if remote working or working away from your normal place of work.
I am available to assist you as I am working remotely
In the current COVID 19 situation unfortunately some individuals may be laid off temporarily or put on short time working by their employer.
There are facilitates in place to helo you if you cannot go to the post office to coolect your pension or social welfare payment
Remember to follow official guidelines when dealing with COVID 19.
For those who pay the Local Property Tax by single payment the payment deadline is 21 March 2020. Now extended 21 May 2020.
The Minimum Wage is euro 10.10 from 1 February 2020.
The law and the specific facts should always be double checked if you are thinking of disclaiming a benefit. The rules might surprise you. It should not be assumed that your children will inherit if you disclaim.
The end of a year and a decade too. A time for reflection. Also a time for planning and looking forward.
Did you know that for transparency purposes all Irish companies must maintain a register of the beneficial owners of the company so that individuals who control all companies can be identified?
The pay and file online system ROS has been encountering issues presumably due to the volume of last minute filings.
The legislation to provide for the additional parental leave has been signed so that the new parental leave period starts from 1 September 2019.
There is now an obligation to provide details of the beneficial owners of a company to the Irish Companies Registration Office.
Something special happens when you get a group of people together in a room.
Thank you to Donegalwoman.ie for the recent profile article about my upcoming speaking event in Donegal
Additional Employment Law rules apply since March 2019. What does this mean for your business?
This press article popped up today and gives an insight about me, what motivates me and my work.
If you pay your Local Property Tax by the once off single annual payment then the payment date is 21 March 2019
We are all pausing before we hit the send button since the arrival of GDPR and the large fines. We are all worried about getting it wrong.
In light of recent case law which continues to highlight deficiencies in how employers apply the law and treat employees I am delighted to provide training.
Congratulations on surviving 2018 and all of its uncertainty.
Take time at the start of 2019 to celebrate all of your successes in 2018.
Can a personal representative have secondary liability for inheritance tax in Ireland? Yes if there are non-resident beneficiaries obtaining benefits.
On death a number of taxation matters have to be dealt with by the person taking care of the affairs of the deceased person.
Does your insurance cover your loss and damage?
The sole purpose of taking out an insurance policy is to protect yourself against an insured event such as a fire, a burst pipe, a chimney fire, storm damage or a flood.
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.
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.
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 (CGT) arising on property transactions and asset disposals in 2018 has two deadlines.
Are you eligible to avail of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) relief on property held for 4 years? How can you check?
The General Data Protection Regulation came into law on 25 May 2018 and I gave some tips on how you can implement it into your business.
Some initial questions arising about data protection on the General Data Protection Regulation becoming law on 25 May 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation impacts on the personal data you hold on employees. Many have overlooked this and just focused on the customer and writing a privacy notice for them.
The General Data Protection Regulation makes it clear that if you use a data processor you must have a written arrangement with the data processor.
Delighted to be asked to deliver some General Data Protection Regulation GDPR data protection clinics in Sligo during the summer of 2018.