DON'T FEAR THE TAX MAN

Don’t Fear the Reaper…I mean Taxman   Whilst the temperatures have plummeted in recent days (the weather outside, is indeed frightful), things are certainly set up for tax evasion investigations in Ireland. The recent push towards…

WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY

We have spoken in the past about the importance of maintaining a feasible work/life balance and how important a reasonable balance is for the mental health and wellbeing of both employees and employers alike. Whether you are still working your…

FUNDING THE WAY IN THE DARK

Following the economic downturn, one of the largest business groups to suffer were Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). A key component of these types of businesses is often their reliance on funding options and flexible payment terms in order…

ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM - CAR INSURANCE PRICES

If your car insurance was due for renewal in recent months, you would not be alone in having received quite the unwelcome shock when the renewal notification landed through your letterbox. Car insurance prices in Ireland are well and truly spiralling…

OVERVIEW BUDGET 2017

Continuing the trend over the last number of years, much of the budget details have already been leaked. And while the economy has performed relatively well this year, the room for manoeuvre was flagged as being limited. Overall the budget favours…

GROWTH STRATEGIES

From tiny acorns… We have spoken recently about growing your business internationally and the options which are currently available to assist with this process. Something which we didn’t focus on was general growth and the strategies that…

THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT

Whether we are business owners, home owners, parents or employees in this fast-paced world one thing unites us all, we are all incredibly busy. How often a week do we hear the term “I just didn’t have time for that” from friends, colleagues…

DATA PROTECTION FOR ME AND EU

We all know the age old saying “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail” as one that is consistently thrown around as a saying to live and work by. Here at DCA Accountants we are firm believers in planning ahead and the manner in which forward…

SOWING THE SEEDS OF INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

Success is a very strange beast which appears in different forms for all individuals whether business owners or not. For business owners in Ireland, often the first port of call is to establish some small measure of success on home turf, before…

THE BRUISED APPLE

You would have been hard pushed to miss the recent upset in the taxation camp in the last couple of days as it was announced that a ruling took place on August 30th in relation to the tax arrangements of tech giants Apple in Ireland, the ruling…