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PKF-FPM Win Big at BEFTA Awards

PKF-FPM Accountants were the inaugural winners of the new ‘Professional Services Firm of the Year’ category at the prestigious Northern Ireland BEFTA Business Awards in Belfast.   The awards, now in their 13th year and re-branded from the former UTV Business Eye Awards, were presented at a glittering ceremony attended by a 600 strong business audience at ICC Belfast. Sponsored by First Trust Bank, the awards honoured ...

ICMSA Free Seminar

Are you a borrower struggling with your farm loan or mortgage being sold to Vulture Funds?   Join us at FREE seminar with PKF-FPM Director Gary Digney, Keith Farry, Barrister at Law, and Pat McCormack President of ICMSA.   Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 8pm Venue: Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise   The ICMSA invites all farmers & advisors to avail of this unique opportunity to hear experts answer issues that matter to ...

Client Matters Issue 46

Client Matters Issue 46 with features including;   • Vulture funds increase Irish Activity • Hat-trick for PKF-FPM at Prestigious British Accountancy Awards • Brexit Briefing 07 • Tax Matters   To download your issue please click below   Client Matters Issue 46 Brexit Briefing 07 Tax Matters Issue 46  

Irish Company Secretarial Update

There has been an amendment to the Irish Companies Act which include some important changes;   • If a company files an annual return late with audit exempt financial statements, those financial statements can be filed as audit exempt and the company will be required to have the following two financial years audited.   • There is no change to the Sec 343 District Court Applications for lost Audit ...

UK Budget 2018

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his last Budget before the UK leaves the European Union yesterday afternoon. He proclaimed several times during his speech that “the era of austerity is finally coming to an end” and he announced a £100bn package of public spending over the next five years as part of the largest giveaway Budget since 2010.   Other key points include an increase in the ...

UK Budget 2018: HMRC Returning to (Partial) Preferential Status at expense of Unsecured Creditors

The Chancellor in his budget yesterday is introducing changes in respect of the collection of taxes within insolvency. From April 2020, when a business enters insolvency, funds will go towards public services rather than to other creditors. This will apply only to taxes collected by a business (i.e. VAT, PAYE, EE NIC, CIS). Corporate Tax and ER NICS will continue as unsecured creditors.   Budget 2018 Protecting ...

PKF-FPM Corporate Finance team assist in an iconic transaction

PKF-FPM Corporate Finance Team assist in an iconic transaction with The House Collection in its acquisition of the iconic Derry-based Beech Hill House Hotel.  

Post Budget Breakfast 2018

Join us at the PKF-FPM and Irish News Post Budget Breakfast as we navigate through these uncertain times.   Date: Wednesday 7th November 2018 Time: 7.30am – 9.30am Venue: The Quays Ominplex, Newry   To book your FREE place email Lauren Quinn l.quinn@pkffpm.com or call 02830261010      

RoI Budget Report 2019

The 2019 budget was announced on the 9th October 2018 by Finance Minister Paschal Donohue, the minister announced a number of important changes; namely the increase in the tax credit for small business owners and self-employed people from €1,150 to €1,350, the increase of the home carers tax credit from €1,200 to €1,500 and a reduction in the middle rate of USC which now stands ...

PKF-FPM Secure Hat-trick of Victories at UK Accountancy Awards

NI Headquartered independent accountancy practice, PKF-FPM, proved to be leading their sector when awarded with three of the most sought-after honours at the British Accountancy Awards Gala, which took place on 26 September 2018 in Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.   The magnitude of taking home all awards shortlisted for, namely: Mid-Tier Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Partner of the Year – ...