Category Archives: Accountancy

posts related to accountancy, taxation and Revenue rules. is an accountancy practice in Dublin 2 we deal primarily with SME’s and sole traders, we also have a financial advice service and a brokerage attached.

We have moved!

We have moved our offices to 619 North Circular Road in Dublin 1 after spending 15 years on Pearse Street. The change has been refreshing and we are enjoying meeting new neighbours and settling in. Nothing else has changed and if you need to get in touch it’s all the same emails and phone numbers. […]

Taking on vested interests in property

(this article originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 20th of September 2015) Want to hear vested interests squeal and throw tantrums? Easy, just threaten their secured position. This is what Paudie Coffey, Alan Kelly and the Department of Environment have done with their revision of the Building Control Amendment Regulations part 2 […]

New Companies Act 2014

A new Companies Act came into effect on June 1st 2015. One of the most significant changes contained in the new act is the fact that if you have a company or are setting one up you only need have one director, previously you needed to have two, although you still require a separate Company […]

It isn’t too early to file a form 11

You can file your 2014 income tax return at any time after the 1st of January 2015. This can be done via an accountant who will likely use ROS (the Revenue Online Service), or you can do it yourself at the website by using PAYE anytime. People often leave their tax returns until the […]

Minister of finance intervention on interest rates

This article originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 7th of July 2015 It seems to be a fait accompli that the banks will drop mortgage rates because the Minister of Finance told them to do so. Thus far talk of any pitfalls are being avoided in the belief that subsidising a certain […]

Basic income

The idea of ‘basic income’ is one in which people have an income that should provide for minimal standards, it isn’t to be confused with welfare, this is something that would ideally replace welfare.

Building regulations – rules don’t deliver results

This piece originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 9th of November 2014. The pdf of the article is available here. When we look at the various property markets in Ireland we face a conundrum of sorts, apart from having a highly segmented market, both horizontally and vertically, it is also a nation […]

Tonight with Vincent Browne: Budget night 2015

This is Karl Deeter’s contribution to the Vincent Browne show on TV3 the night of Budget 2015.

Buy in haste and repent at leisure…

This article originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post’s new property supplement on the 5th of October 2014. A vibrant economy must house all people, not just those who aspire to holding a deed in their hand. In late 2013, I was tasked with bidding on a few derelict properties; one had an enforcement order […]

Intelligence… why isn’t there more of it?

This is a fascinating look at intelligence, because nature doesn’t require it.