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Welcome to Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants
Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants, is formerly the Castleisland practice of OCKT (O’Connor Kelliher & Treacy).
Today, financial transactions of large, medium and small enterprises are under a significantly higher degree of scrutiny by regulatory authorities.
We are capable of providing you with a comprehensive suite of accountancy, taxation and advisory services and solutions to meet your needs. Our partners have a wealth of experience that go beyond ensuring your compliance requirements are met by offering you real added value for your business.
The site is updated regularly with industry and practice news.
Housing construction activity sees first slowdown...10th December 2019
Activity in the construction sector declined for the third month in a row, the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Ulster Bank shows. Ulster Bank’s Construction PMI showed a reading of 48.2 in November, up from 46.2 in October. Any figure under 50 signals contraction in the industry. The November slowdown included a decline in activity […]Read More...
New car sales speed up by 1.8% in November –10th December 2019
The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose by 1.8% in November, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show. The CSO said that a total of 1,676 new private cars were licensed for the first time, up from 1,647 the same month last year. Meanwhile, a total of 9,874 used […]Read More...
NTMA says it will borrow less next year10th December 2019
The National Treasury Management Agency said it plans to borrow between €10 billion and €14 billion in 2020, down from a target range of €14-18 billion last year. The NTMA said a pre-funding strategy had given it a projected cash balance in excess of €15 billion. It said this gives it “significant flexibility” entering 2020 […]Read More...
Euro zone growth curbed by trade, retail sales...9th December 2019
The euro zone economy grew at a modest pace in the third quarter with a negative impact from trade, while retail sales fell at their sharpest rate this year in October, data showed today. Gross domestic product (GDP) in the euro zone was up 0.2% in the three months from July to September. This was the […]Read More...
Republic likely to be in firing line as EU to...9th December 2019
A group of European Union countries is calling for the bloc to cast a wider net when listing tax havens and to consider imposing stricter sanctions for countries facilitating tax avoidance, according to an EU document and an EU official. The move is likely to spark some fear in Government circles. The document, prepared by the Danish […]Read More...
Changes to flat-rate expense regime pushed out to...9th December 2019
Changes to the flat-rate expenses regime have been pushed out to 2021 as the State’s tax collector awaits results of a review by the Department of Finance. Flat-rate expenses are those that cover the cost of equipment you need for work and Revenue had planned to change how the scheme works Following parliamentary pressure, Revenue has […]Read More...
EU agrees steps towards tighter money-laundering...6th December 2019
European Union finance ministers today backed plans for greater powers to combat money laundering after a series of revelations about large amounts of dirty money flowing through European banks. The EU last year experienced its largest money-laundering scandal when it emerged that €200 billion in suspicious payments were made between 2007 and 2015 through Danske […]Read More...
Minister to discuss US tariffs on Irish goods6th December 2019
The Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, will discuss the imposition of US tariffs on Irish goods at a series of meetings in Washington this week. She is due to holds talks on Capitol Hill and with the American Chamber of Commerce. In October it was announced that a range of goods from […]Read More...