Members of the Oireachtas attend Institute’s Pre-Budget 2020 submission launch

Jun 13, 2019

This week Chartered Accountants Ireland was pleased to welcome four Chartered Accountants who are also members of the Oireachtas to the launch of CCAB-I’s pre-Budget 2020 submission. President Conall O’Halloran and CEO Barry Dempsey and other Institute representatives discussed the tax measures to address the housing crisis and support SMEs in Ireland with Seán Fleming TD, Michael McGrath TD, Sen Gerry Horkan, and Sen Kieran O’Donnell.

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Front row l-r; Sean Fleming TD, Michael McGrath TD, Senator Gerry Horkan, Senator Kieran O’Donnell

Back row l-r; Cróna Clohisey, Tax Manager, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Brian Keegan, Director of Public Policy and Taxation, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Colin Smith, Partner PWC, Conall O’Halloran, President, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Barry Dempsey, CEO, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Paul Dillon, Council member and Partner, Duignan Carthy O’Neil, Brid Heffernan, Tax Manager, Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Chartered Accountants Ireland under the auspices of the CCAB-I also included environmental tax measures, tax supports for innovation and encouraging entrepreneurism in the SME sector in its submission for 2020.  Measures to address the housing crisis include stemming the flow of landlords leaving the rental property market and introducing incentives to convert industrial sites into residential land.  Read the submission.