Linda Doran

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Financial Statements: Bringing Historical Reporting Up To Date

Subsequent event reporting; what is it and why is it an important consideration in the preparation of your company’s financial statements? It is the responsibility of the Directors to consider if any significant events occurred after the balance sheet date and before the date of signing the financial statements. Where a significant event has occurred, [...]

By |2019-10-14T15:50:11+01:00October 14th, 2019|Blog, Latest News, News|

8 Steps To Get Organised For Income Tax Filing

Holidays and longer days mean our routine can get thrown during the summer months. Suddenly, September arrives and the income tax return deadline in October starts to creep up. Here are a few small tips to take the stress out of getting your income tax return completed: 1. Check list: Make a check list for [...]

By |2019-07-19T15:31:24+01:00July 10th, 2019|Latest News, News|

Time to Incorporate, or Not?

As the preliminary income tax deadline for the 2018 year approaches, many business owners operating as sole traders may be facing large or increasing income tax liabilities. With a view to managing this liability, one possible solution could be to establish a company. Reduced Tax Rate of 12.5% on Profits The main attraction for business [...]

By |2018-11-26T09:25:49+00:00November 12th, 2018|Blog, Latest News, News|

Heatwaves and Hospitality go hand in hand

As the new school year commences for students around the country let’s take a moment to reflect on Summer 2018. The temperature rises While the temperatures rose across the country those operating in hospitality, food & beverage industry saw a boost to customer numbers and with it turnover. There was an increase in the number [...]

By |2018-09-03T10:30:59+01:00September 3rd, 2018|News|

Controlling the risks threatening business survival

Recently, I discussed risk assessment in business, its importance and how to carry it out effectively. However, once a business has completed a risk assessment and risks have been identified, a plan is required to put controls in place to mitigate these risks. A strong control environment is vital to the long-term survival of a [...]

By |2018-08-15T10:19:25+01:00August 15th, 2018|News|

Risk Assessment

Assessing risk is an important component of any business regardless of size. This involves looking at micro and macro factors that may adversely affect a business. While it is necessary to take some risks in business, it is essential to identify and distinguish those that are likely to bring reward and the risks that require [...]

By |2018-07-11T12:43:19+01:00July 11th, 2018|News|

When is the last time your company had its financial health check?

For many medium sized, family owned, entrepreneurial businesses the time invested by owners and management can be on the operational matters. The day to day challenges that come with running a successful business, building relationships with customers, securing reliable and efficient supply chain, fine tuning and stream lining operational processes can be very time consuming. [...]

By |2018-05-30T15:23:19+01:00May 30th, 2018|News|

Micro Entities and applying FRS105

The much-awaited Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 (CA 2017) was passed into law in June 2017, making FRS105 and FRS102 1A available to Irish companies for the first time. Companies can elect to early adopt FRS105 for accounting periods commencing on, or after 1 January 2017. A company qualifies as a micro entity where it falls [...]

By |2018-03-05T11:26:52+00:00March 5th, 2018|News|

Global Connections and Domestic Growth

The European Financial Forum was held in Dublin last week, with a top line up of speakers including senior executives such as Colm Kelleher President of Morgan Stanley, BlackRock’s Jim Barry and European Central Bank (ECB) board member Benoit Coeure. A broad range of topics were covered including rising interest rate, what is expected in [...]

By |2018-02-08T09:53:54+00:00February 8th, 2018|Latest News, News|