News & Updates

Finance Act 2019 Draft

We are pleased to provide our comprehensive commentary on Finance Act 2019 which was signed into law by the President on 22 December 2019.

Updated Information on Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

16 April 2020 Previously we advised that updated guidance would be available on or before 21 April 2020.  However, this has now been delayed until further notice, which we understand is 4 May at the earliest.  In addition, there are new rules which state that new subsidy rates will apply to payrolls submitted on or […]

Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme

Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme.  Click here to download…..

Revenue Measures for COVID-19

Revenue Measures for COVID-19.  Click here to download…..

PMQ Covid-19

Covid-19 In line with Government guidelines, the PMQ team are encouraged to work remotely. We will be doing our part to stop the spread of Covid-19 while keeping operations going and providing the same level of service to all our clients. Thanks to our IT infrastructure, we can all work remotely and provide the same level of client service. Although […]

Brian Purcell Sky News Interview

Former CPA Ireland President Brian Purcell, interviewed by Sky News on the topic of pre-election taxation analysis for business's in Ireland 

Summary of Sinn Fein’s Tax Proposals

Some say Sinn Féin’s tax proposals are radical….others unsustainable.  Have a read for yourselves.

Budget Briefing 2020

Minister Pascal Donohoe delivered his third budget this afternoon.  The proposed tax cuts which were highlighted earlier in the summer have been strictly curtailed as the prospect of a no deal Brexit looms closer.  There has been no pre-election bonanza for taxpayers despite the economy performing strongly, as GDP grew by 6.6% in the first […]

Tax Relief for Sportspersons on Retirement

When a sportsperson retires they may be entitled to a tax refund. The refund is calculated by granting a 40% tax deduction against qualifying income for any 10 of the previous 15 years. For example, a sportsperson who earned €100,000 per annum in each of the previous 15 years could be entitled to a tax […]

Direct Tax Implications of Investing in UK Property from Ireland

With gains from the sale of UK commercial property now within the charge to UK CGT it is worth reflecting on the tax issues associated with buying UK property.  An Irish individual (Irish domiciled and Irish tax resident) acquiring a UK property will need to consider the following taxes: • Stamp duty land tax • Income tax/corporation […]

Tax Tables 2019

The must have PMQ Tax Tables 2019 are now available.   If you would like a physical copy contact us at

Finance Act 2018

Introduction We are pleased to provide our comprehensive commentary on Finance Act 2018 which was signed into law by the President on 19 December 2018.

Revenue delay increase in VAT rate on food supplements

On 27 December 2018, Revenue issued an eBrief advising of a change in Revenue practice on the VAT rate applicable on sales of certain food supplements.  The eBrief advised the VAT rate was to be increased to 23% from 0% with effect from 1 March 2019, effectively withdrawing a concession that had been long standing.  […]