Tax Services

Helping you deal with business taxation demands and personal taxation compliance

Every business be it a large corporate entity or a sole trader must comply with tax legislation which can at times be daunting for any business owner. We have built a strong team to help support your business, stay compliant and ensure you are operating as tax efficiently as possible.

Tax Compliance Services

Private Client Services

Our tax department provides a comprehensive service for all aspects of personal taxation. Our team of specialists can advise you on everything from income tax and capital gains tax compliance to estate and succession planning and capital acquisitions tax.
Our services include:

Income Tax: Filing of personal income tax returns have become a complex task, with increased tax reporting requirements & changes in tax legislation. Our expert team can advise you on your tax compliance obligations to ensure your personal taxes are managed efficiently.

Capital Gains Tax: CGT may arise when you dispose or transfer an asset such as property or shares. Our competent team will advise you on any relevant reliefs and exemptions available such as Retirement Relief or Entrepreneurial Relief before calculating any potential CGT liability due.

Capital Acquisitions Tax: CAT may apply on assets received by way of gift or inheritance. Our tax team will advise you of the relevant allowances and reliefs available to assist you in passing assets to the next generation.

Other services provided:

– Assisting with Revenue Audits
– Tax residency and domiciliary advice
– PAYE employment matters

Corporation Tax Services

Compliance and reporting services
Corporate tax compliance can be highly complicated with constant changes in tax legislation along with increased reporting requirements. McInerney Saunders work efficiently to provide your company with a tailored corporate tax compliance service, making it less time consuming for our clients.

Our services include:

• Advising on the tax obligations surrounding corporation tax filing and payments
• Preparation of draft tax computations for approval by client
• Preparation and submission of tax return to Revenue
• Advising on Dividend planning
• Capital Gains Tax planning
• Undertaking compliance reviews for corporate taxes, VAT and PAYE
• Dealing with Revenue enquiries and audits
• Research & Development, investigation of entitlement to make claims
• Capital Allowances reviews
• Share Schemes such as KEEP (Key Employee Engagement Programme)
• IXBRL services for financial statements

Outsourcing Services

Our dedicated tax team have vast experience in advising on VAT, RCT and other outsourced tax services.

Value Added Tax (VAT)
At McInerney Saunders we can advise your business on the VAT implications in operating in the domestic and international markets. We can support your company in meeting their VAT compliance obligations and advise you on VAT cash flow management. We can offer our clients full or partial outsourcing in this area.

Our VAT consulting services include VAT advice on Property transactions, business transactions, in insolvency situations and reviewing legal contracts and carrying out VAT health checks.

Relevant Contract Tax (RCT)
RCT operates throughout many sectors within Ireland, but particularly for those involved in construction. The RCT regime applies to both Irish and foreign contractors and requires a ‘principal’ to operate RCT withholding tax on payments being made to a ‘contractor.’ The penalties associated with operating the RCT regime incorrectly can be very expensive and McInerney Saunders have vast experience in dealing with RCT compliance which includes registering as a contractor, securing RCT refunds for non-Irish contractors and assisting with RCT rate reviews.

Outsourced Payroll services
-Share Incentive Schemes
-Remuneration Structuring

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Advisory Services

McInerney Saunders offers a range of tax services from small enterprises to domestic corporate clients to those trading internationally. We focus on understanding your business, identifying the tax implications of your proposed business strategy and provide practical tax advice to enable your company make an informed tax decision.

McInerney Saunders has many years of experience assisting companies in setting up operations here in Ireland and expanding into new markets often with the assistance of our global network of tax advisors.

Our services include:

– Mergers and Acquisitions
– Business Restructuring and Reorganisations
– Foreign Direct Investment
– Set up Share Option Schemes for Key employees
– Advise Entrepreneurs on tax reliefs to support investment
– Supporting new business set up in Ireland and expansion
– Assist with revenue audits
– Carrying out Due Diligence of target companies
– Assistance on transfer pricing policy

Get in touch Today on +353 (1) 8404029.

Get in touch Today on +353 (1) 8404029.

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To discuss any aspect of our work or to obtain a quote for your case please do not hesitate to contact us on +353 (1) 8404029.


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