Winter Taxation Essentials - Series 2

Registering for CPD Fest 2021 couldn’t be more straightforward. We have three packages for you to choose from – 8 hours, 16 hours and 24 hours of CPD – allowing you to customize the event to your own specific needs.  Once purchased, pick ‘n’ mix the topics of most interest and relevance to you from any of the sessions running across the week of CPD Fest 2021.

CPD Fest Packages:

8 Hours

Any 8 CPD Fest Sessions


16 Hours

Any 16 CPD Fest Sessions


24 Hours

Any 24 CPD Fest Sessions


The 12 Gifts Of CPD Fest

Over the coming weeks we are going to give you advance access to hugely valuable extracts from the note packs The CPD Fest & The Essential Advisors’ Mix.

With The 12 Gifts of CPD Fest you will get guides, financial statements, checklists, tools, tax papers, letters of engagement and reports all the way up to and including the kitchen sink!

 Registration for The 12 Gifts Of CPD Fest is free, quick and straight forward and you can do so here:

Event Details:

Session 1: Finance Bill 2021

Time: 09:00 – 10:40
Speaker: Paul Murphy – Martin J Kelly & Co

Finance Bill 2021 is the legislation to give effect to the October budget headlines and, also more importantly for practitioners, the technical detail of items not mentioned in the budget. This seminar will provide the accountant with a detailed understanding of the bill and will enable them to advise their clients on its implications and any tax planning opportunities available or pitfalls to avoid.

  • Analysis of the main sections of Finance Bill 2021
  • Up to date review of the amendments between Finance Bill & Act
  • Overview of the main current individual and corporate reliefs and current timescales for claiming

Session 2: Tax Compliance Round Up

Time: 11:00 – 12:40 
Speaker: Paul Murphy – Martin J Kelly & Co 

This course is designed to provide the attendee with a round-up of current tax compliance issues including payroll, vat and corporation tax. It will also focus on current Revenue compliance activities.

  • Payroll taxes update 
  • Corporation tax compliance and reliefs
  • Vat update
  • Update on Revenue interventions


Session 3: Income Tax Relief - A Complete Refresher

Time: 13:40 – 15:20  
Speaker: James Bradley – James Bradley & Co 

In this session James Bradley will cover the following topics 

  1. This session will cover the basis of assessment for all sole traders
    • Commencement Rules
    • Cessation Rules
    • Short Lived Businesses
  1. The session will cover the use of all income tax losses
  2. The session will review and recap all Income Tax reliefs and Exemptions.

Session 4: A Mixed Bag – Brexit, and Nothing to do with Brexit

Time: 15:40 – 17:20   
Speaker: Rose Tierney – Tierney Tax Consultancy 

A Mixed Bag – Brexit, and Nothing to do with Brexit. 


  1. VAT – deciphering the New ROS reports and reconciling import VAT to your accounting records. 
  2. Brexit – the long road to nowhere – most recent changes and concessions and backtracks. 
  3. Simple restructuring of your Business and Supply Chain in a Post Brexit World 


Nothing to Do with Brexit 

  1. Cross border employment issues in the Remote working world. 
  2. Company Residence National Rules & DTA – UK and Ireland. 

CPD Course Facilitators

Paul Murphy - Martin J Kelly & Co

Paul Murphy is a taxation consultant and management accountant for Martin J. Kelly & Co. He is a corporation tax lecturer for the Irish Taxation Institute and is an Associate of both the Irish Taxation Institute and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. 

Paul is a co-author of the Irish Taxation Institute’s annual publication, Irish Taxation Law and Practice.

James Bradley - James Bradley & Co

James is a qualified accountant and tax consultant. He is the principle of his own tax consultancy practice in Cork and deals with clients from all economy sectors and provides professional tax advice under all tax heads to his clients.

James has been lecturing for the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Taxation in Tax for more than ten years and has also set tax exams for both Institutes.

James has also been providing continual professional development courses for the Institute of Certified Public Accountants / The Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Taxation in Tax for 10 years also.

Rose Tierney - Tierney Tax Consultancy

Rose Tierney is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser in both the UK & Ireland. She previously worked as a director with a Big Four firm in Dublin and prior to that several years were spent in London advising businesses on tax planning and transactions.

In 2004, Rose established an independent Tax Practice, Tierney Tax Consultancy and has since then been advising clients in the SME sector and their accountants and solicitors on various aspects of Irish and UK taxation.

Our Partners

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