Kimberley Rowan, Tax Manager at Chartered Accountants Ireland, Sandra Meeneghan, HSE, and Maura Conneely, Revenue, spoke to accountants working in the public sector on topical tax issues and general tax developments at the public sector tax event held at Chartered Accountants House yesterday.   Among the topical tax issues encountered by accountants in the public sector covered by the speakers included; The misclassification of individuals as contractors The tax treatment of payment of employee expenses Emergency on call payments VAT on buying goods and services Operation of PSWT and RCT and managing compliance Attendees also saw how to navigate the Revenue website and locate common Revenue guidance relevant to the public sector and also heard about general tax developments such as the PAYE modernisation programme, the current review of the tax appeals process and what tax measures we can expect to see in Budget 2018. The next public sector event will focus on governance and will be held late November; details of this event will be made available on our website in the coming weeks.    

Sep 28, 2017
Public sector

Presentations from the 'Risk Management - A Fresh Perspective' event run jointly with the Institute of Risk Management are now available in pdf format below: Carolyn Williams Risk Agenda - Ireland March 2017 David Mills presentation Mar 17 Davy Elliott Business as Usual  

Apr 12, 2017
Public sector

The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) have issued their March meeting newsletter which includes discussion on governance, revenue and social benefits. Please click here for further details.

Mar 29, 2017
Public sector

The Federation of European Accountants has submitted its comments to IPSASB on Exposure Draft (ED) 60, Public Sector Combinations. The Federation supports the approach taken in this ED that aligns, as far as possible, Public Sector Combinations with International Financial Reporting Standard 3 (IFRS 3). Please click here for further details and relevant links.

Jun 30, 2016

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