Course Overview

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of key issues when exiting a business
  • Entrepreneur relief and retirement relief – practical aspects
  • Share buybacks
  • Anti-avoidance – impact of Section 30 FA 17 and goodwill
  • Corporate reconstructions – when should they be considered
  • Non legislative aspects
  • Practical issues
  • Case studies
  • Key pitfalls and opportunities


CPD Course Facilitator:

Laura Lynch – Laura Lynch & Associates

aura is an AITI Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, having obtained a BA in Law & Accounting from the University of Limerick in 1998. Laura trained with Arthur Andersen, during which time she achieved First Place in the Irish Tax Institute Part 3 Final Exams. She left there as Tax Manager in 2002 to indulge her travel bug and spent almost two years in Australia, where she took on lots of non-tax jobs to fund her backpacking before working with KPMG, Sydney in their Property and Structured Finance Division. She returned to Ireland in 2004 and worked with SWS Group Corporate Services in Cork, moving to Galway in 2006.

In that time, she has forged strong links within the business community, building a client base across individual and corporate SMEs, professional services firms and business angel investors, with a particular interest in the MedTech sector, which is so strong in Galway.

She is also heavily involved in the Irish Tax Institute (ITI), having lectured on their behalf for several years in the Part 3 professional exams and Department of Finance diploma course.  She is a regular speaker at ITI seminars, including the Annual Conference, and co-presents their annual Finance Bill nationwide tour. Laura is also a Committee member of TALC – Direct Taxes and was elected onto Council of the ITI in 2017.