Indirect Tax publications
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Ireland – A Location of Choice has been prepared by BDO Ireland as a guide for overseas companies and organisations considering investment and using Ireland as a holding company location and/or a location for innovation, research and development.
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Relevant Contracts Tax (RCT) was introduced by Revenue in the early 1970s to address tax slippage in the construction industry. Between the time of its introduction and 31 December 2011 RCT legislation obliged certain defined entities (Principals) to withhold 35% of certain construction related payments, in the absence of specific paperwork
The legislation was later extended to cover certain payments to contractors in both the meat processing and forestry sectors. After 40 years in operation, it might seem that RCT would be second nature within these industries, but its obligations can still come as a surprise to many businesses operating therein.
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Since 1st January 2010 there have been significant changes for all businesses that trade with other EU Member States. These changes primarily affect the business to business (B2B) supply of services but there are implications for all traders who supply or receive goods and services from other EU countries. The changes do not generally impact on supplies to unregistered persons/customers (B2C).
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