Vacant Sites Levy

In 2019, a number of Local Authorities issued Demand Letters for payment of the Vacant Sites Levy. The levy is charged at 3% of the market value for 2018 ( being the first year of the charge) and increases to 7% of the market value from and including 2019. The levy is payable annually in …

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What is an EPA?

What is an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA)? It is a document that allows you to appoint someone (an Attorney) of your choice to control your affairs should you become mentally incapacitated, for example through brain damage, Alzheimer’s disease, or other forms of dementia. Why should I have one? It ensures you are prepared should …

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Family Law Act 2019

**This article has been updated in January 2020 as parts pertaining to the Family Act 2019 has been signed into effect ** Certain parts of the Family Law Act 2019 have recently been signed into effect by Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan. Parts I & II of the Act came into effect on the 1st of …

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Budget 2020

Budget 2020 for the upcoming year was released at the start of the week. The main focus on the budget is preparing for a no-deal Brexit with a package worth 1.2 billion euro. We saw the usual increases in areas such as cigarette prices and cuts to prescription charges. Below is our list of the …

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Landlords and Home Improvements

Since June 2019 there are many new provisions provided for under the Residential Tenancy Act regarding Landlords and Home improvements as well as other pressing issues. Among the new provisions signed into law relate to rent controls and designation of additional areas as rent pressure zones (RPZ) designations. The general rule is that rents for …

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Cambridge Analytica and your data

Are our concerns valid about our data when issues like Cambridge Analytica happen, does the EU’s GDPR help us to protect our data from leaks happening again? The Netflix documentary, “The Great Hack” has been watched all over the world by tens of millions of people most of whom were shocked to hear of how …

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Corporate Tax Structures

Today Apple and the Irish State embark on an epic court battle with the EU over the so-called Apple tax, how will this affect our Corporate Tax Structures?  It is just over three years since the European Commission concluded its investigation into Apple’s tax liability in Ireland and Margrethe Vestager of the European Commission announced …

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Compensation Culture in Ireland

In recent weeks, there has been much controversy surrounding the compensation culture that exists in Ireland relating to Personal Injury Claims. Maria Bailey’s claim is only one of a number of cases that have come under the spotlight and ultimately failed. It is evident that the incentive is present in society for persons to take …

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Bank of Ireland Property Evening

MW Keller & Son Solicitor Ian Cunningham will speak at the Bank of Ireland property evening on Thursday 27th June 2019. The event is being held in the Ardkeen branch of Bank of Ireland and will provide lots of free, expert information to anyone considering purchasing, renovating or building a property. As well as Ian, …

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Future Planning

There are numerous issues that can arise which people never intended or wanted if they do not have a Will, Enduring Power of Attorney or and Advanced Healthcare Directive. M.W. Keller & Son are offering people the opportunity to prepare for the future and what it will and may bring. Wills A Will in its …

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