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Breaking down the Budget

Paddy Harty
IN a Budget speech lasting over one hour, the Chancellor appeared to present a giveaway Budget to UK taxpayers.

Cover your family in case you can't ‘bring home the bacon’

Michael Kennedy
Here’s a question for you: do you like bacon? Even if you don’t, would you be able to ‘bring home the bacon’ to pay your family bills if you couldn’t work? The average UK employee has enough savings to keep the household for 32 days, if they stopped earning.

Why such noisy markets?

Peter McGahan
IN the wake of stock market volatility, Donald Trump announces that his biggest threat is the Federal Reserve.

R&D tax incentives should not be ignored

Janette Burns
QUESTION: What does my business have to do to qualify for Research & Development tax relief and how is this tax relief given? ANSWER: The Government’s Research & Development tax relief incentive allows companies to claim additional tax savings on the research costs they incur.

Is this legislation too good to be true?

Paddy Harty
QUESTION: What is the new “loan charge” legislation being brought in from April 2019? ANSWER: Over the past 20 years an industry has developed in the avoidance of PAYE and national insurance contributions.

Childcare vouchers deadline fast approaching

Malachy McLernon
QUESTION: Our first child was born recently and I have received information in relation to childcare vouchers and I note a new scheme, Tax Free Childcare, has commenced, but I can still register for the old scheme.

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