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Our tax stories are frequently in the press and we’re often invited to comment on topical tax issues. We generate news coverage both in Ireland and
overseas. This year our coverage has spanned a wide range of stories including: Australian Income Tax and Superannuation Refunds, the Local Property Tax in Ireland, CSR activity we carried out and our Irish tax return service.

Below you can see the taxback.com stories that generated headlines over the last couple of months.

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Survey finds strong support for remote working hubs | Westmeath Independent

...Survey finds strong support for remote working hubs Published: Tue 5 Jul 2022, 2:26 PM More than 6 in 10 workers "love the idea" of remote working hubs and would be willing to use one of the Government's new 242 Connected Hubs facilities, if there was one in their area. According to the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey. The survey was... conducted among 1,200+ taxpayers from Taxback.com's customer database, with 55% of those surveyed considering working in the office to be more expensive than working from home, and 33% saying the costs are about the same. Barry Cahill, Barry Cahill, Director of Taxback.com's Employee Financial Wellbeing Service pointed out that, to date...
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06 July 2022 - westmeathindependent.ie

Survey finds strong support for remote working hubs | Offaly Independent

...Survey finds strong support for remote working hubs Published: Tue 5 Jul 2022, 2:26 PM More than 6 in 10 workers "love the idea" of remote working hubs and would be willing to use one of the Government's new 242 Connected Hubs facilities, if there was one in their area. According to the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey. The survey was... conducted among 1,200+ taxpayers from Taxback.com's customer database, with 55% of those surveyed considering working in the office to be more expensive than working from home, and 33% saying the costs are about the same. Barry Cahill, Barry Cahill, Director of Taxback.com's Employee Financial Wellbeing Service pointed out that, to date...
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05 July 2022 - offalyindependent.ie

More than 6 in 10 Tipperary workers voice strong support for remote working hubs

...More than 6 in 10 workers "love the idea" of remote working hubs and would be willing to use one of the Government's new 242 Connected Hubs facilities, if there was one in their area. According to the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey (See Appendix) of 1,200+ taxpayers from Taxback.com's customer database, 55% of those surveyed... consider working in the office to be more expensive than working from home, whereas 33% say the costs are about the same. Barry Cahill, Barry Cahill, Director of Taxback.com's Employee Financial Wellbeing Service commented on the findings, "To date, the State has invested more than €100 million upgrading former banks, Garda stations and other...
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05 July 2022 - tipperarylive.ie

Workers in Wicklow have access to more than 5 hubs in the region

...More than 6 in 10 workers "love the idea" of remote working hubs and would be willing to use one of the Government's new 242 Connected Hubs facilities, if there was one in their area. According to the latest Taxback.com Taxpayer Sentiment Survey (See Appendix) of 1,200+ taxpayers from Taxback.com's customer database, 55% of those surveyed... consider working in the office to be more expensive than working from home, whereas 33% say the costs are about the same. Barry Cahill, Barry Cahill, Director of Taxback.com's Employee Financial Wellbeing Service commented on the findings, "To date, the State has invested more than €100 million upgrading former banks, Garda stations and other...
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05 July 2022 - wicklownews.net

Majority of Cork workers favour remote working hubs

...All C103 News & Sport Workers in Cork have access to more than 35 remote hubs across the region. A survey shows that more than 6 in 10 workers voice strong support for remote working hubs. 5 in 10 say that working in the office is more costly for employees. The Taxback.com sentiment survey shows 55% of those surveyed consider working in the...
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04 July 2022 - c103.ie

A big gender balance issue is that many men don’t even see it

...FLEXIBLE work practices and boardroom gender quotas have only gone a small way to redressing workplace inequality for women, says one leading financial advisor. Joanna Murphy, CEO of Taxback.com, a tax refund, and tax return filing specialist said that Taxback.com's 'All-Ireland Employee Wellbeing Survey' shows significant disparity...% of men." The Taxback.com survey looked at attitudes of workers towards new EU-led gender targets for company boards and non-executive positions, to which Ireland has recently given its backing. Joanna said: "The balance in board rooms is improving, but the stats show that while we are making an impact, things are changing very...
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04 July 2022 - echolive.ie

50pc of workers in Ireland feel pressure to work outside set working hours

...struggling to separate "work-time" with "life-time", a quarter said they either go to work early and/or stay late to accommodate the demands of their job. The findings are part of Taxback.com's All-Ireland Employee Survey, which surveyed the attitudes of 1,200 employees throughout the country towards their... work/life balance. The survey found that employer flexibility around hours and location is the number one consideration for 57pc of female workers. The director of the employee wellbeing service at Taxback.com said the results are similar to the survey conducted before the pandemic in 2020. Barry Cahill said: "The survey shows a 50:50 split in how...
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03 July 2022 - independent.ie

Your personal finance questions

...to be made, according to director at Taxback.com Barry Cahill. Under joint assessment, a couple is entitled to an increased standard tax rate band (meaning you can earn more money before reaching the higher rate of income tax than a single person can) and you are entitled to the personal tax credits for married persons. Where only one spouse is...
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25 June 2022 - independent.ie

Half of workers in Ireland feel pressure to work outside hours, study finds

...and/or stay late to accommodate the demands of their job. These are som of the primary findings of Taxback.com's All-Ireland Employee Survey, which surveyed the attitudes of 1,200 employees in SMEs throughout the country towards their work/life balance. Employer flexibility Employer flexibility around hours and pace of work was... their employers have of them when it comes to work hours. Barry Cahill, director of the employee wellbeing service at Taxback.com, said: "The survey shows a 50:50 split in how workers feel toward their professional responsibilities, with one half feeling an expectation to work overtime or perform work duties outside of normal office hours, and the...
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23 June 2022 - echolive.ie

Half of workers in Ireland feel pressure to work outside hours, study finds

...stay late to accommodate the demands of their job. These of some of the primary findings of Taxback.com's All-Ireland Employee Survey, which surveyed the attitudes of 1,200 employees in SMEs throughout the country towards their work/life balance. Employer flexibility Employer flexibility around hours and pace of work was found to be... employers have of them when it comes to work hours. Advertisement Barry Cahill, director of the employee wellbeing service at Taxback.com, said: "The survey shows a 50:50 split in how workers feel toward their professional responsibilities, with one half feeling an expectation to work overtime or perform work duties outside of normal office hours, and...
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22 June 2022 - breakingnews.ie

With talk of a looming recession, should I opt for a four-year or seven-year fixed rate when I switch mortgage providers?

...single most important step you can take in this regard, and your solicitor will be well versed in the intricacies of your family situation, which is increasingly common these days. Barry Cahill, director of Taxback.com, reassures on the tax point: "The legislation only taxes benefits as they fall into possession of the beneficiary and does not tax...
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17 June 2022 - independent.ie

CluneTech hosts Irish Ambassador to Bulgaria

...companies such as Immedis and Taxback.com are also recruiting in the country. ‍ Following her visit to the Veliko Tarnovo office, Mrs. Martina Feeney said: "I'm really delighted to meet such an incredible team in Veliko Tarnovo and I`m looking forward to my next visit to the company's offices in Varna." ‍ Tsvetanka Ivanova, CluneTech HR &...
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14 June 2022 - clunetech.com

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