Archive for December, 2010

Rules on display of company name

Dec 30

During company secretarial checks I often uncover confusion in relation to rules on display of company name. The CRO’s rules are listed below and there very clear on this matter: A company is required to paint or affix its name in a conspicuous place, in legible letters, on the outside of every office or place […]

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Theo Paphitis book – Enter the dragon

Dec 29

I started into Enter the Dragon on a short flight to London a few weeks ago. Unfortunately I left the book behind me in the seat pocket. The fact that I was so annoyed I’d lost it and bought another copy straight away is a compliment its self for this book. Watching Dragons Den I […]

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Motor Tax rates CO2

Dec 21

Tax Band Annual Half Year Quarter Year Arrears (Per Month) 0 – 120 104 57 29 10.40 121 – 140 156 86 44 15.60 141 – 155 302 167 85 30.20 156 – 170 447 248 126 44.70 171 – 190 630 349 177 63.00 191 – 225 1050 582 296 105.00 226 – 999 […]

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Business Book – Alan Sugar What You See Is What You Get

Dec 21

I was looking forward to getting the time to read this book. Alan started his business from scratch and has a no bullshit approach to business. In certain areas I was a little disappointed. Alan refers to certain  kids from his childhood as ‘pricks’ given that he’s 63 years of age its a long time […]

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The Taoist farmer – Finding the hidden opportunities in life

Dec 21

The Taoist farmer lived in a remote village in the furthermost corner of China. He was not a wealthy man, but he was content with his life, and farmed a small plot of land with his son and wife. One day, a wild horse galloped on to his land, jumped the fence and began grazing […]

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Non Principal Private Residence (NPPR) Charge

Dec 20

It has come to my attention that the Revenue Commissioners are taking the view that this €200 charge is not deductible in calculating tax on any rental income from the property. Double taxation?

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Design your own invoices with Xero

Dec 20

Design your own invoices Phew.todays release is one of the biggest weve done and has some of your most requested features. Santas come early! Theres quite a bit to take in as youll see, but lets start with customizing your invoices. You may remember in June we introduced invoice branding to let you personalize your […]

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Sam Knowles joins Xero Board

Dec 20

Sam Knowles joins Xero Board Were delighted to have Sam Knowles, the founding CEO of KiwiBank, join the Board of Xero. Sam has supported us from the early days, being a shareholder from our IPO and catching up with us from time to time to share ideas. Sam replaces our very good friend Guy Haddleton, […]

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LIQUIDATIONS, RECEIVERSHIPS, EXAMINERSHIPS SUBMISSIONS PROCESSED BY CRO BETWEEN 10-DEC-2010 AND 16-DEC-2010

Dec 20

EXIDE BATTERIES (IRELAND) LIMITED DEERPARK LIMITED GRAMAC IRISH SPRINKLERS LIMITED SHOE TREE LIMITED MONUCLAD LIMITED PIERSE CONTRACTING TEHMAR LIMITED OLIVE GROVE ESTATES LIMITED ANGELA O’CONNOR LIMITED TRAX LIMITED DITTO LIMITED KINLOUGH DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED WORLD MERCY FUND (IRELAND) LIMITED MILDALE DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED MILO HENRY & SONS LIMITED MOTORSCENE LIMITED COUNTISE COMPANY LIMITED RIGEL LIMITED TH REINSURANCE […]

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Blind persons tax credit reduction – Whats the point?

Dec 18

I was reading through some of my notes on budget 2011 today. (Exciting way to spend a Saturday afternoon!) and I noticed the Blind persons tax credit has been reduced from €1830 to €1650. I began to wonder how much revenue this move would generate for the exchequer and what was the point in changing […]

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