Course Summary

Duration8 hours


Course Details

Session 1: Tax Considerations on the Acquisition and Disposal of Family Business

This session will cover the following topics:

  • Asset v share sale
  • Pre‐sale restructuring
  • Reliefs available
  • Impact of recent Legislative changes
  • Passing on the family business

CPD Course Speaker:
Paula Keaney – Doyle Keaney

Session 2: Strategic Holding Structures for Irish Businesses

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Holding Structures
  • Incorporation of a Trade
  • Retirement/Entrepreneur Relief – FA 2017
  • Share Transactions – FA 2017
  • Management Buy Outs
  • Share for Share Exchange – FA 2017
  • Share Redemptions – FA 2017
  • Best Holding Structures

CPD Course Speakers:
Christine Kearney & Paul Morris – Twomey Moran

Session 3: Farm Tax Update – The Opportunities & Pitfalls for Farmers

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Agri-Update
  • 2017 Farm Income Survey
  • 2018 Outlook
  • Income Tax
  • VAT issues
  • Capital Taxes
  • Stamp Duty
  • Planning

CPD Course Speaker:
Declan McEvoy – IFAC

Session 4: Changes to Welfare Contributory Pension Qualification: Total Contributions Approach

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Accessing Welfare insurance records
  • State Pension Contributory qualification
  • The new Total Contributions Approach
  • Voluntary Contributions

CPD Course Speaker:
Brendan Casey – PRSI Consultant

Session 5: Personal Tax Tips in 2018

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Recent developments & areas to watch:
    • KEEP Scheme
    • Post-death CAT Planning
    • Tax Appeals

CPD Course Speaker:
Daragh O’Shaughnessy

Session 6: The Direct Tax Aspects of Property Transactions

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Taxation of Property
  • Trading vs. Investing
  • Ownership Structures
  • Moving between investment structures
  • Investing from outside of Ireland
  • Joint Ventures

CPD Course Speaker:
Padraig Daly – Mazars

Session 7: Revenue Update – What’s Happening and What’s New

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Revenue audits
  • Penalties
  • Audit code of practice
  • RCT
  • Areas of concentration

CPD Course Speaker:
Paul Dillon – Duignan Carthy O’Neill

Session 8 VAT & Property – the Capital Goods Scheme

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Basic principles of the CGS
  • Examples of adjustments
  • CGS and transfer of business relief
  • Creation of capital goods and impact on sale of property
  • The CGS record

CPD Course Speaker:
Gabrielle Dillon – Dermot O’Brien & Associates