• Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors providing innovative tax solutions

  • Doyle Keaney Tax Advisors providing innovative tax solutions

Tax consequences on the surrender of a commercial lease

As businesses work their way through the current economic malaise they are assessing their long term future and  addressing issues that are likely to present trading difficulties. One such difficulty can often be an onerous lease entered into at a time when rents were high and commercial space at a premium. The solution for a business in such circumstance can often be the surrender of the lease to the landlord; however, this can …

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Buyback by a Company of its Own Shares

Whether it be in the context of succession planning, a disgruntled shareholder or a marriage break-up the ability of a company to buyback its own shares is a useful mechanism for Irish businesses. Broadly, any repayment over and above the amount which the company received for a subscription of shares is treated as a distribution and subject to income tax at marginal rates. If certain …

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Holding Assets Tax Efficiently

The tax position of an investor can vary significantly depending on the particular way in which assets are held. The differential between the rates of income tax, corporation tax and CGT means that the choice of vehicle to hold the asset is important. There are also a number of reliefs from tax such as the participation exemption that may influence the vehicle chosen to …

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Topical Tax Issues

Economic uncertainty and changes to tax laws have altered the thinking of many tax advisors. Some structures used in the past are now defunct and new considerations have to be taken into account when advising clients, as Mark Doyle explains. With many individuals having experienced dramatic changes in their financial situation as a result of the global financial crisis, there are new challenges for tax advisers. …

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Tax and Personal Debt

It is not uncommon for an advisor to be faced with a client with significant personal debt issues. Often the debt was drawn down to finance investments in property at home or abroad. These investments were made during a rising property market and often without consideration as to how the debt would eventually be repaid absent a sale of the property. A sale of …

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Advising clients in “Post Tiger” days

Mark Doyle takes a look at the current business environment and points out why it’s not all doom and gloom.   The Irish business community is feeling the effects of the recession. Asset values have fallen significantly and cash-flow is the overriding concern. It is not all doom and gloom however. This may be the perfect opportunity to step back for a moment and reassess one’s …

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Article on retirement relief

Retirement Relief – Here Today Gone Tomorrow?   Mark Doyle gives a high level outline of the main retirement relief provisions and some planning & pitfall points to note.   There has been much speculation in recent times about the future of many of the tax reliefs currently provided for in the tax legislation. This speculation has been sparked by the Minister for Finance’s comments …

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Article on leasing farm land

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Article on Woodland Tax Relief

Click here to read original article Cash in on woodland tax relief incentives Managing forestry so that you maximise the benefits There are certain tax incentives in place where the managing of forestry or woodlands is carried out on a commercial basis, namely an income tax exemption on profits arising from forestry operations, a capital gains tax exemption on the …

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Article on succession planning for farmers

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