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Business plans for start-ups

13th July 2015

10 key questions 1. What is the product or service? 2. What is its unique value propositions? i.e. difference to the rest of the crowd 3. What’s the market opportunity? 4. What is the strategy or vision? Long term vision (first step), short term vision (second). 5. How do you sell your product? 6. Who…

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Investments in Irish Tourism compared to Irish SMEs

13th July 2015

Tourism is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and a critical component of the export economy, accounting for €5.7 billion in spending in 2013 and represents 4% of Ireland’s GNP. The derived spend is enormous for the Government with approximately 65 cent in every euro going back by way of some form of tax or levy. Tourism…

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Higher tax relief for landlords in rental market

13th July 2015

Significant tax reliefs for landlords and longer leases for tenants are part of a radical new Government policy document (http://www.per.gov.ie/wp-content/uploads/Social-Housing-Supports-Cross-Cutting-Paper-CRE.pdf) to give the rental market its biggest overhaul in a generation. • An estimated one-in-five households (305,000) are now renting. • An end to the practice of ejecting tenants when a property is being sold.…

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Government tax incentives

12th June 2015

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Developing a business plan 2015

14th April 2015

Developing a business plan Article by Pat Sutton Partner for Sunday Business Post 19th April 2015 Business Plans may be required by many third parties like banks, government grant agencies, equity investors, potential buyers of your business, senior management or the next generation coming into the business. The plan should set out a clear strategy…

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4 Essential Irish Taxation & Business Forms

12th March 2015

We get many requests for information relating to the topics of 4 areas relating to Irish taxation. This is why we decided to make life easy for you by providing the following four forms: Application for PRSI Refund in Respect of Pension Contributions Permanent Information Checklist Directors Expenses Claim Form New Company Order Form

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Helpful Irish Taxation, Business and Government Links

12th March 2015

Government  Company Registration Office Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Courts Service Ireland The Equality Authority The Pensions Board The Competition Authority Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Irish Business and Employers Confederation Small Firms Association Chambers of Commerce Ireland Dublin Chamber of…

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5 Easy Steps to Move to O'Kelly-Sutton

11th March 2015

O’KellySutton are experienced and professional when talking over your business from a previous Accountant. It is a seamless and painless process. Here are the 5 key steps to follow: Arranging to meet with O’KellySutton at a time that suits you. O’KellySutton gets full briefing from you about your business and tax affairs. This is a…

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Kildare Business Start-up Competition

10th October 2014

Closing date for the Newbridge Chamber Business Start-up Competition is 19th October 2014. Go to www.readysteadygo.ie for details and to register. It’s for businesses who have either commenced trading since 1 January 2013 or who are in the process of setting up and wish to be located in County Kildare. There is a fabulous first…

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What banks look for from the self employed trader

17th April 2014

Article by Pat Sutton in Sundays Business Post 17 April 2014 In spite of what some commentators might lead you to believe it is our experience that banks are trying to lend where possible. It up to the applicant to present their best case scenario, answer any questions the bank may have and give them…

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