Áine Kiely O'Donnell

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Pay & File Deadline Extended to December 10th, 2020

The Pay & File deadline has been extended to December 10th, 2020 giving businesses an extra four weeks in which to file returns with the Revenue Commissioners.  The extension was announced on September 17th in the Revenue eBrief.

The deadline extension has been granted in light of the extraordinary circumstances that businesses have been working under, […]

By |September 19th, 2020|AAL, Industry News, Tax|Comments Off on Pay & File Deadline Extended to December 10th, 2020

Budget 2021: Financial Supports for SME’s

Budget 2021, due to be delivered in October 2020, will be keenly watched by entrepreneurs and owners of small to medium enterprises in Ireland.  The sector has been severely impacted by the measures implemented to stem the spread of Covid-19.  In particular, sectors such as retail, hospitality, and tourism have experienced catastrophic losses as a […]

By |September 19th, 2020|AAL, Budget 2021|Comments Off on Budget 2021: Financial Supports for SME’s

Budget 2021: Maintaining Employment

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic on the Irish employment market.  To put this into perspective, let us look at unemployment rates in Ireland in April 2019 and in April 2020.  April 2019 saw an unemployment rate of 5.4%, while the rate in April 2020 was a staggering 28.2% (Ref: CSO.  Link here). Since […]

By |September 6th, 2020|AAL, Budget 2021|Comments Off on Budget 2021: Maintaining Employment

Do I Need A Tax Clearance Certificate To Avail of The EWSS?

The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme replaces the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme on September 1st.  The retiring scheme saw the Government support over 400,000 people during the pandemic.  The new scheme does not have many differences in comparison to the previous scheme.  However, employers need to be aware of the qualifying criteria. One of the main […]

By |August 30th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, PAYE, Tax, Your Business|Comments Off on Do I Need A Tax Clearance Certificate To Avail of The EWSS?

Covid-19 Funding Supports Available for Businesses

What Covid-19 funding supports are available for businesses?  There are several direct and indirect supports available.  The Irish Government has announced temporary VAT reductions, wage support schemes, Restart Grants, and more.  […]

By |August 24th, 2020|AAL, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid-19, Industry News, Your Business|Comments Off on Covid-19 Funding Supports Available for Businesses

The Most Read Articles in 2020 on AAL.ie

We have written extensively since the start of the year about the supports that are available to business owners and what you can do to grow revenue at your company.  Here, we look at the most-read articles so far this year on AAL.ie.

The articles below focus on helping you to think and grow as a […]

By |August 21st, 2020|AAL, Latest Thinking from AAL|Comments Off on The Most Read Articles in 2020 on AAL.ie

The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme

The ongoing supports from the Irish Government in respect of the Covid-19 pandemic continue with the introduction of the Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme on September 1st, 2020.

The scheme will replace the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme that was introduced at the start of the pandemic in March.  The new scheme does not have many differences in […]

By |August 21st, 2020|AAL, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The Employee Wage Subsidy Scheme

What Is The Restart Grant Plus Scheme?

The Restart Grant Plus has been launched by the Irish Government in a further attempt to support businesses impacted by Covid-19.  This is one of a range of supports available and, in this article, we explain what it is and how you can access financial support through the scheme. […]

By |August 16th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Industry News, Your Business|Comments Off on What Is The Restart Grant Plus Scheme?

The Future Growth Loan Scheme : What You Need To Know

There are many schemes available for businesses at present to access additional finance through grants and loans.  We have detailed many of them in our ongoing Covid-19 coverage and you can read more by clicking here.  The Future Growth Loan Scheme, from the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland, is another initiative intended to assist companies […]

By |August 9th, 2020|AAL, Covid-19, Your Business|Comments Off on The Future Growth Loan Scheme : What You Need To Know