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Financial Services Regulatory Group bulletin - October 2014

  • McCann FitzGerald
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland, Russia
  • -
  • October 21 2014

The global payments sector continues to evolve, driven by technological advances and changing consumer preferences. The provision of payment services

CJEU ruling on VAT could impact on financial services sector

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 7 2014

The recent judgment of the CJEU in the "Skandia" case could result in significant VAT costs for the financial services sector. The case concerns the

Relief for double taxation caused by timing differences

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • September 24 2014

On 1 July 2014, the Irish Revenue Commissioners issued a statement of practice (SoP) on double tax relief for foreign branches of Irish corporations

Central Bank guidance for life assurance companies on Italian withholding tax regime

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 6 2014

On 28 July 2014, the Central Bank published guidance for Irish-authorised life assurance companies that have opted into the Italian withholding tax

Developments in the taxation of life assurance policies

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • February 24 2014

The Finance (No. 2) Act 2013 changed the tax rates applicable to Irish resident investors in life assurance policies. The occurrence of any of the

Insurance Ireland Health Insurance Council says Budget 2014 will have a negative impact

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 25 2013

The Council has stated that the proposed changes to tax relief at source introduced by Budget 2014 will have a significant negative impact on the

Is the FTT good or bad news for Irish insurers?

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 26 2013

Let's start with the good news. Ireland is not part of the group of EU member states pursing an EU Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). This should mean

Tax updates for (re)insurers

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In October 2012, Revenue updated the guidelines for the “gross roll-up” taxation regime for lifeassurance companies. The guidelines now confirm that

A warm Irish welcome for financial services

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 15 2012

The Finance Bill 2012 (the “Bill”) includes a number of positive measures to deliver on this promise

New tax rules - Return of Payments (Insurance Undertakings) Regulations 2011

  • Matheson
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • January 24 2012

New tax rules have been introduced requiring insurance companies to make yearly returns to the Revenue Commissioners detailing payments made to policyholders