Archive for August, 2010

Work for dole- How it could work

Aug 31

I’ve been debating the work for dole idea with friends and on twitter over the last few days. Personally I think if set up correctly it ‘could’ work. Here’s how: There has to be an increased welfare payment to cover the extra expenses involved in travelling and lunches Anyone on social welfare should be able […]

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Every little helps – Business Cost Saving

Aug 24

Sometimes in business we ignore the small things. A tiny overcharge on an invoice, a few euros off on the VAT but these small things can become material. Today while working with a client I phoned one of his suppliers to get an €8 delivery charge removed from an invoice. This might seem very small […]

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Alternative to Fax- The Paperless office

Aug 23

My efforts to create a paperless accountants office is often hamepered by having to get documents signed. Today the solution to this problem fell into my lap when one of my vendors asked me to sign a document using Echo Sign This was painless, paperless and fast. I have now set up my own accountant […]

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Capital Acquisitions Tax – ROS Form IT38

Aug 3

In June 2010 Revenue launched a new version of the Capital Acquisition Tax (CAT) Form IT38 on ROS. This Form has now been enhanced further, particularly in relation to Favourite Niece/Nephew Relief and in relation to Capital Gains Tax. Users of the ROS Offline Application should note that a new version of the IT38 Form […]

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