Overview of Ireland tax and law

Learn the principles of the taxation and legal systems in Ireland.

Event Details

Location and date:
Online On-Demand Event

This course provides a brief introduction to Irish taxation and a broad overview of the principal areas of Irish law that are likely to concern you as an accountant.

The tax portion of the course has seven modules and takes you through the basic principles of main direct taxes, such as:

  • income tax
  • value-added tax (VAT)
  • corporation tax
  • capital gains tax
  • capital acquisitions tax (CAT)

The law portion of this course contains five modules and gives you a basic understanding and awareness of issues where you would be advised to seek professional legal advice.

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Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.

Member $595.00, Non Member $715

15 CPD hour(s)
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You will learn about:

  • calculating income and how tax is charged
  • VAT for goods and services
  • the main rules of corporation tax
  • CAT
  • stamp duty
  • the revenue audit system
  • the Irish law system and how disputes are determined
  • contract law
  • tort law
  • the concept of negligence, including remedies and defences to actions
  • different types of businesses and the principal applicable legal considerations
  • what happens when a business runs into financial difficulties

This course can only provide a brief introduction to the Irish taxation and legal systems. The course material should not be relied on as a substitute for specialized professional advice in connection with any particular matter. The law is stated in accordance with legislation up to and including the Finance Act 2013.

Who should attend?

  • tax professionals planning to work in Ireland
  • tax professionals with Ireland-based clients

More Details:

Session Descriptions

Overview of Ireland tax
• Module 1: Income tax
• Module 2: Value-added tax (VAT)
• Module 3: Corporation tax
• Quiz
• Module 4: Taxation of capital gains
• Module 5: Capital acquisitions tax (CAT)
• Module 6: Stamp duty
• Module 7: Revenue audit and powers
• Quiz

Overview of Ireland law
• Module 1: The Irish Legal System
• Module 2: Contract law
• Module 3: Negligence and the law of tort
• Quiz
• Module 4: Business organizations
• Module 5: Liquidation, receiverships, examinerships and bankruptcy
• Quiz


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