PwC launches 2013 online tax facts

Launching the PwC 2013 online tax facts
Pictured (l-r): Feargal O'Rourke (PwC Head of Tax) and Michael McLoughlin (CEO, Connect Ireland).

PwC, Ireland’s largest professional services Firm, today launches its 2013 online Tax facts.

Launching tax facts 2013, Feargal O'Rourke, PwC's Head of Tax, said:

“Despite ongoing financial and economic uncertainty, our robust and transparent tax regime, highly skilled workforce and our friendly pro-business environment continue to be key levers giving Ireland a real advantage in the market for attracting direct investment. Much work has been done to restore Ireland's competitiveness and with successful FDI and export sectors and unemployment beginning to show signs of stabilisation, a sense of greater confidence in Ireland is beginning to emerge.

Also speaking at the launch, Michael McLoughlin, Chief Executive Officer, Connect Ireland added:

"As we continue to promote the message of Ireland through connecting with our diaspora, this publication is invaluable. Whether doing business in Ireland or considering investing in this country, this online interactive tool provides a practical and easy-to-follow guide to the Irish tax system. It provides a summary of Irish tax rates as well as an outline of the main areas of Irish taxation.”


Notes for editors:

Areas covered include:

  • Corporation tax
  • Capital allowances
  • Financial services and carbon tax
  • Value added tax (VAT)
  • Stamp duty
  • Relevant contracts tax (RCT)
  • Interest
  • Income tax
  • Employee taxation
  • PRSI, health contribution and income levy
  • Pension schemes
  • Capital gains tax
  • Capital acquisitions tax
  • Customs and excise

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