Category: Tax

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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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