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VAT on e-services – London Conference 2 June 2014 – Part II

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The remainder of the mid morning VAT on e-services event in London continued to be a facinating event.  The session dealt with discussions on specific articles of the Implementing Regulation 282/2011 (as amended by Regulation 1042 of 2013 and Regulation 967 of 2012).  Reference to articles here are articles of Regulation 282/2011 as amended The second […]

VAT on e-services – London Conference 2 June 2014 – Part I

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The first part of the information session held by the UK HMRC on the 2nd of June 2014 at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre has concluded.  We had useful presentations from Jim Hara (DG Business Taxes HM Revenue & Customs), Maryse Volvert (EU Commission) on Place of Supply and The Definition of a Digital Service and […]

CCTV in the Workplace

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Clients often ask us to consider the issue of CCTV in the workplace and the legal issues that arise. The first thing to note is that CCTV in the workplace is legal, but is subject to certain conditions.  The area is regulated by the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003.   The Act provides that employers must ensure […]

Healy Crowley Ahern – Best Firm in Munster under 5

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We are delighted to announce that Healy Crowley Ahern solicitors have been selected as winner in their category of Best Legal Firm in Munster under 5 at the Irish Law Awards 2014. Our firm was nominted in two categories, that of Best Munster Firm under 5 and Legal Website of the Year.  The win is […]

Dwellinghouse Relief and Inheritance Tax

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We regularly provide tax planning strategies for clients, particular when finalising their will.  As part of this, we always advise clients on the benefit of dwellinghouse relief, which is a very useful tool as part of overall tax planning management. The Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003 and Section 86 thereof provides an exemption from […]

Healy Crowley Ahern nominated for two awards at “Irish Legal Oscars”

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Healy Crowley Ahern solicitors of Killorglin and Caherciveen are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for prestigious awards for their work.  The firm, which employs nine people in Mid and Souty Kerry were nominated for awards in the categories of “Legal Website of Year” and “Munster Law firm of the Year under 5 […]

Revenue Commissioners provides initial guidance on VAT on eservices

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From the 1st of January 2015 the rules regarding the place of supply of electronic services (referred to here as “eservices” – eg website hosting, software downloads, online newspapers etc) shall be changing, so that suppliers of eservices must account for VAT at the place of supply rather than the place of establishment. Compliance with […]

High Court confirms that club disciplinary procedures can be reviewed by court

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The  High Court in a recent decision has confirmed that disciplinary decisions by a voluntary association or club can be subject to the review of the courts and that the circuit court has sufficient jurisdiction to conduct these reviews. In a landmark decision, of interest to all who are invovled in clubs and societies, President Kearns […]

What are the Circuit Court costs in Kerry for a trespass or squatters’ rights action?

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Very often, the central consideration in examining the issue of whether or not to sue another person, relates to the costs of the action.  Oftentimes, the amount of damages awarded, will be far less than the costs involved in any particular case. Overview of costs If one is acting for a plaintiff, who, for example, […]

Can I lose my right of way?

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We have already written on this blog on the topic of registration of rights of way.    See our link here http://hcalaw.ie/rights-of-way-over-land-registration-and-long-use/ However, to be able to register a right of way, it is important to ensure that you have been continuously using your right of way.  That leads one to the question, can I lose my […]