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Client Profile: Brushwood Studios
6 Traits for Sucessful Businesses
Business Expansion Scheme (BES)
Mileage Sheets made Easy
Deadlines and Reminders
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Client Profile: Brushwood Studios
by Seamus Parfrey


After the Soweto massacre of unarmed people by the South African authorities, the Mullers decided that they could no longer continue to live in an apartheid system and so they left South Africa in disgust and settled in Ireland in 1977 where they were able to obtain Irish citizenship due to Max’s grandmother being a native of Glengarriff, Co. Cork.

In Ireland the Mullers’ artistic talents developed and flowered in an increasingly liberal environment.

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6 Traits for Sucessful Businesses
by Seamus Parfrey

In June 2010 the American Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute issued the results of their comprehensive survey of more than 1100 small businesses with between 2 and 99 employees. They identified 60 critical factors for business success. These factors were distilled down to the following six dimensions which are common to successful business owners:

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Business Expansion Scheme (BES)
by Kieran Kennelly

The BES was introduced to allow individuals a tax deduction for the cost of investing in certain Irish companies.  The purpose of the relief is to encourage investment and to create or maintain employment in such companies.  It is well documented that Irish business are currently facing major difficulties in raising finance from banks.  Given the current circumstances Irish companies would be extremely well advised to consider the BES as an alternative method of raising finance for the purposes of creating or maintaining employment, enlarging capacity, increasing sales, engaging in research and development, identifying new markets and developing existing markets.

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Mileage Sheets made Easy

MileageSheet are offering a 14 day trial of their mileage sheet software.

MileageSheet allows you to manage your organisations mileage, subsistence and expenses efficiently and securely. Keeping track of expenses can be a time consuming task, not to mention the responsibility of archiving historical data. It is a web-based software solution which uses existing Civil Servant Rates and assists you in making your company compliant. The system is easy to use and takes the effort out of collecting mileage sheets from employees and verifying calculation of rates.

For your free trial go to (reseller code 1099).

Deadlines and Reminders
by Sinead Herlihy

Deadline - 14 August 2010

Return and payment of dividend withholding tax for July 2010.

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

Return and payment of relevant contracts tax for July 2010.

Return and payment of PAYE / PRSI for July 2010.

Deadline - 21 August 2010

Corporation Tax

Preliminary corporation tax for accounting periods ending 30 September 2010.

First installment of preliminary corporation tax for accounting periods of large companies ending 28 February 2011.

Corporation tax returns for accounting periods ended 30 November 2009.

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

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

Remember, 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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