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Tax Savings for SMEs
by Sinead Herlihy

Despite the difficult economic environment, there are still some tax reliefs to be found.

The following are a selection of tax reliefs and exemptions for companies which have been introduced to stimulate the economy and encourage a greener environment, as well as some existing reliefs for trading losses:

  • Research and development tax credit
  • Energy efficient equipment: 100% capital allowance in year 1
  • Corporation tax exemption for new companies
  • Trading losses
  • Terminal loss relief

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CRO filings: Companies Experiencing Trading Difficulties
by Maria Fahy

For companies experiencing trading difficulties, the obligation to file an annual return can fall down the list of priorities. Failing to file an annual return on time leads to filing penalties and the loss of audit exemption which can lead to further financial loss for the company. The CRO have informed us that it is not in a position to waive these sanctions even if a company is in financial distress.

So, what can be done in this situation?

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Creating Memorable Passwords
by Seamus Parfrey

The common password dilemma! How do you create a password that is both strong and memorable? The next time you need to create a new password, try these tips.

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Deadlines and Reminders
by Sinead Herlihy

Deadline - 14 June 2010

Return and payment of dividend withholding tax for May 2010.

Return and payment of professional services withholding tax for May 2010.

Return and payment of relevant contracts tax for May 2010.

Return and payment of PAYE / PRSI for May 2010.


Deadline - 21 June 2010

Corporation Tax

Preliminary corporation tax for accounting periods ending 31 July 2010.

First installment of preliminary corporation tax for accounting periods of large companies ending 31 December 2010.

Corporation tax returns for accounting periods ended 30 September 2009.

Balance of corporation tax due for accounting periods ended 30 September 2009.

Third party information returns for accounting periods ended 30 September 2009.

Where returns and payments are made electronically the return and payment deadlines are being extended to the 23rd day of the month. 

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