Annual Tax Conference


Based on the success of last year's conference, this fast-paced course focuses on the key tax issues impacting accountants and other tax professionals in 2020. The conference will include high profile speakers from various tax sectors, including the Collector-General, Joe Howley. A high level agenda is detailed below, further information will be provided once the implications from Budget 2020 have been digested.

Venue details:  
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Start date & time:  
17 November 2020 10:00
End date & time:  
17 November 2020 13:00
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Training ticket cost:  
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Multi Speaker


Product type:  
CPD course
Practice and business improvement, Tax


This course will be delivered via Zoom on Thursday 17 November 2020 from 10am to 1pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take placee

Who should attend

This course is suitable for accountants and other tax professionals at all stages of their career. It is suitable for advisors and professionals who work in business

Course overview

  • COVID Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS), debt warehousing and reduced interest phased payments arrangements (Joe Howley, Collector-General, Revenue)
  • Financial Bill/Budget Updates (Maud Clear, Chartered Accountants Ireland)
  • Employment Tax Issues arising from COVID (Olive O'Donoghue, KPMG)
  • Capital Gains Tax (Mark Doyle, Doyle Keaney)
  • VAT Insights, including Brexit implications (Mairead Hennessy, Taxkey)
  • Inheritance Tax (Una Ryan, Grant Thornton)

Key learning outcomes

by the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of the implications of the Budget and key insights into significant tax areas

Speaker Bios

Joe Howley is the Collector-General at the Revenue. Originally from Lisdoonvarna in Co. Clare, he has worked in Revenue for 27 years and previously headed up Revenue's Border Midlands West Region.

Maud Clear is Tax Manager with Chartered Accountants Ireland. She previously worked with PwC as a Tax Manager in their Domestic and International Outbound group. As part of her role with PwC Maud worked on tax compliance and planning for large domestic corporates and Irish PLCs. Maud is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute.

Olive O'Donoghue is a Director in KPMG Ireland who advises on employment taxes, expatriate tax matters, and personal tax issues across a wide range of both domestic and multinational clients. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Tax Institute.

Mairead Hennessy is the owner and founder of Tax key, a specialist tax practice that partners with accountants to deliver proactive and practical tax advice to SMEs and entrepreneurs. Mairéad is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA) and a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA AITI) with more than 15 years' experience in various tax and finance roles across practice and industry.

Mark Doyle Mark is a Director of Doyle Keaney, a three partner firm specialising in providing tax advisory services to other professional firms and their clients. Mark is the author of Capital Gains Tax A Practitioners Guide published by Chartered Accountants Ireland, a regular contributor to professional journals and he speaks widely on tax matters.

Una Ryan is a Director at Grant Thornton Ireland who specialises in tax planning for small to large family owned businesses which includes business succession, non-filing structures, group reorganisations, restructuring of groups prior to sales to third parties which includes vendor tax due diligences and review of legal documentation from a taxation perspective.