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The Quest for Change

The Budget 2015 – an accountant runs through the key points

With the Budget of 2015 having been delivered, Tracey Glacken, of Glacken Accountants and a Sage Business Expert, discusses the announcements and how they affect businesses in Ireland. The Budget 2015, as delivered by Ministers Noonan and Howlin, signalled the end of austerity and the start of a positive approach towards the future. Changes to [...]

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Sage NPP Seminar

2014 – The year of payments

2014 promises to be a watershed year for Irish payments. Most obviously, a Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) will finally become a reality, and paying a supplier in Munich will become as easy as paying one in Mullingar. However the planning for SEPA has exposed significant weaknesses in Irish payments. In particular, cheque usage remains [...]

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Sage 12 Days

Sage 12 Days of Christmas

Accountants, we’re counting down the Sage 12 Days of Christmas, with a prize revealed each day on our Christmas tree baubles. From bottles of champagne to Kindle Fires, we’ve been giving away sleigh-fulls of festive treats to make sure this Christmas is one to remember. On day one, we received a lot of entries for [...]

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IXBRL and Accountants

iXBRL – An Accountant’s View

Tracey Glacken from Glacken Accountants discusses the impact of iXBRL on the work of an accountant in association with Sage. Phase 1 of iXBRL has been in place since 1st October. This phase applies to customers of Revenue’s large cases division filing their corporation tax returns. By 31st May 2014 customers of this division will [...]

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Budget 2014

Budget 2014

Tracey Glacken from Glacken Accountants discusses the announcements in Budget 2014 in association with Sage. Budget 2014 has been and gone and what are we left with? For workers Budget 2014 will not affect their take home pay, however for the elderly and the under 25’s cuts to their allowances will have some impact on [...]

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ixbrl

1st October, 2013 – iXBRL mandation commences

Pat Mulhall from Revenue’s iXBRL Business Team discusses the implications of the commencement of compulsory filing of iXBRL financial statements for Corporation Tax payers. This year, the 1st October is a red-letter day in the Corporation Tax calendar. Since November 2012, Corporation Tax filers have optionally been able to file iXBRL [1] financial statements. However, [...]

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