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Basic Payment Scheme application Deadline fast approaching

We would like to remind farmers that the closing date for the acceptance of applications for this years’ Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), is Monday, May 16, 2016.

Speaking about the Basic Payment Scheme, the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said he would like to remind farmers of the importance of this closing date to ensure they benefit



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IFAC Accountants Shortlisted in Irish Accountancy Awards

IFAC Accountants are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the Large Practice of the Year Award in the in Irish Accountancy Awards 2016, which showcase excellence, innovation and best practice within the accountancy sector in Ireland. IFAC Accountants has been recognised for its business growth, innovation, customer focus and corporate social responsibility in the last 18 months.

Large Practice of the Year

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BUDGET 2016 – SUPPORTING ENTREPRENEURIAL FARMERS

 

By Declan McEvoy
Head of Tax –  IFAC Accountants

 
Budget 2016 could be seen as a move to levelling the tax base whereby Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial farmers have been given credit for innovation and job creation.

 

To help assist farmers and entrepreneurs the following has happened:
• An encouragement to move people to electronic payments by reducing the cost to merchants of…

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PRACTICAL ASPECTS FOR ADVISING FARMER CLIENTS ON DAIRY EXPANSION

By John Donoghue, CPA,
CEO – IFAC Accountants

April 1st last saw the welcome abolition of the EU Milk Quota Regime which, since 1984, placed a ceiling on the amount of milk that could be produced. The new development means that many farmers will be considering expansion or change to their farming enterprise, matters which are of fundamental strategic importance in determining the future medium …

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