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Mortgage Interest Tax Credit

Finance Bill 2023 introduced a temporary one-year Mortgage Interest Tax Credit to help those who experienced huge increases in their mortgage interest bills during 2023 as a result of the series of interest rate rises from July 2022 on. We have attached a video to a short video from Brendan setting out the details on how this relief operates.

Taxing of Lump Sum Termination Payments

With recent news of redundancies in tech sector, below is an overview of the tax treatment applying to lump sum payments received on cessation of employment as certain payments may attract tax exemptions. Statutory Redundancy Payments: Where you receive a statutory redundancy payment the amount received is ignored for taxation purposes as statutory redundancy is completely…
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Retirement Funding Update 2023

Finance Act 2022 was passed on 15 December 2022 and the new BIK free employer PRSA contributions are now in force since 1 January 2023. A Brief Summary of the changes as follows: Prior to 01st January 2023, an employer contribution paid to an employee or Director’s PRSA was a deemed to be a Benefit…
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Budget 2023

Yesterday, Paschal Donohoe TD (Minister for Finance) and Michael McGrath TD (Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform) delivered the Budget 2023 and we have summarised some of the key personal tax related changes in our Budget Summary which is available by clicking HERE. 

Workers may face big tax bill

It has been well flagged that government reliefs are taxable benefits and that the tax would be collected at a later date. While it has taken some time for Revenue to work out how they are going to collect the taxes due on these payments, it is likely that all repayments will be done over…
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Inheritance Tax

€466 Million of Inheritance tax was paid to the Revenue Commissioners in 2019 by just over 15,000 people with the average payment amounting to €31,000! Having open conversations with your children and expressing your wishes and goals will also ensure that your family are all on the same page, which can help reduce potential conflicts…
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Financial impact of Covid 19

Tax and the Pandemic Unemployment Payment

While recipients receive this payment gross (without the deduction of income tax), this is a taxable payment. So how/when will you pay the tax owed on this payment. At the end of the year, Revenue will send you a preliminary end-of-year statement, outlining what Revenue understands your income to have been during 2020 from all…
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Financial Impact of working from home

Working from Home Tax Relief

More than 100,000 people already worked from home before the Covid-19 outbreak and Revenue made provisions for these people to be reimbursed up to €3.20 per day for work-related expenses. These include heating, electricity and perhaps broadband expenses. It is important to keep receipts for inclusion within your 2020 tax returns. As always, if Eolas…
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Revenue Commissioners to defer collection of LPT

Another good measure announced by the Revenue Commissioners to defer collection of LPT due to be paid by single debit next week. Revenue are recognising the cashflow difficulties that households will experience as a result of #Covid19 and this is good to see. If Eolas Money can help you with any financial planning requirements, please…
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PAYE modernisation

As a consequence of PAYE modernisation, employees and directors will no longer receive a P60 for 2019 and onwards. Instead an Employment Detail Summary is available for employees to view and download via their Revenue myAccount service. This summary replaces the P60 and shows pay and statutory deductions for the year as reported by employers…
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