Deloitte Private Matters

September 2016 edition

In the latest edition of Deloitte Private Matters, you will find insightful Deloitte commentary on a wide variety of topics. This month, we feature articles on the status of the Irish M&A landscape, the implications of Brexit for alternative lenders, the upcoming companies conversion deadline and dealing with your personal tax affairs. We also include some tips on how to reduce your tax bill by way of tax depreciation, as well as the last in the three-part series of articles on the impact of the BEPS Project for private clients.

At Deloitte Private, we understand that establishing, maintaining and growing a business in today’s challenging environment brings with it a whole range of complex issues. Deloitte Private Matters focuses on the priorities of private companies, family businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organisations in Ireland.

Successful acquisitions – Avoiding the pitfalls to execute successful deals

Anya Cummins provides a status update on the current Irish M&A landscape and sets out the key drivers of successful acquisitions.

BEPS from a private client perspective – Part 3

In the last of the three-part series of articles, James Smyth outlines the relevance for private clients of the OECD’s final reports on the BEPS Project, including the strengthening of controlled foreign company rules, treaty abuse and dispute resolution.

Tax depreciation – How to reduce your tax bill

Tax depreciation allows a taxpaying entity to write off its capital expenditure on plant and machinery against its profits. Padraic Whelan examines this relatively simple, yet often under-utilised, way of reducing your tax liability.

Personal tax compliance

In the June edition of Deloitte Private Matters, Niall Glynn outlined some of the considerations that should be taken into account by business owners in managing the value in their business. Now, Susan Reilly highlights what should be on your radar with the upcoming income tax deadline.

Post Brexit: Opportunities for alternative lenders in Ireland

David Martin explores the potential for increased opportunities for alternative lenders in the Irish private business market.

Companies Act 2014 – Conversion deadline reminder

The transitional period for companies to convert to a new form LTD under the Companies Act 2014 ends on 30 November 2016. Linda Murray sets out why you should be taking action now if your company has not already converted.


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