Deloitte Private Matters
April 2018 edition
April 2018 edition of the Deloitte Private Matters includes the Deloitte Private global survey and how optimistic Irish businesses are about the future, 8 M&A assumptions Irish SMEs should be testing, and the impacts of Brexit and why your business should be planning for maximum change.
Drop the “not guilty tax” to improve the tax appeals system
I’ve written about the backlog of tax appeals in this column previously. Thousands of appeals remain outstanding with over €1.6 billion of tax in question. The three Appeal Commissioners only have 24 hours in their days.
We need to do more on tax than our competitors
The recently published 2017 Exchequer returns explain that in cumulative terms Ireland’s corporation tax receipts of €8,201m came in €486m or 6.3% ahead of target for the year as a whole. In year-on-year terms, receipts grew by 11.6% or €850m in 2017.
Public consultation on a review of Ireland’s corporation tax code - January 2018
The Minister for Finance launched a public consultation process on 10 October 2017 to run for a period of 16 weeks which ended on 30 January 2018. Deloitte were pleased to provide our insights to the Government on this important topic.
Irish Revenue gives guidance on how tax applies, or doesn’t, to Bitcoin
The value of Bitcoin has fascinated people and as I write this it has a price of around €6,400 and will have moved by the time you read this! It came about in 2008 and by 2015 it was worth around €300. It was up at €14,000 last November.