A Queue out the door for Eures Tax Seminar in Derry
The event, which took place at Bishop’s Gate Hotel on Thursday 25th May 2017, attracted more than one hundred employers and employees.
Issues covered at the seminar included how the two jurisdictions’ regulations on taxation, redundancy payments, pension lump sums, tax relief on pension contributions, social insurance benefits and pensions affect cross-border workers and their employers. Information was also provided to employers that have staff members that work in both jurisdictions.
The aim of EURES is to provide free advice and information to individuals who commute to work across the border on a weekly or daily basis to help individuals to overcome obstacles or barriers whilst living in one jurisdiction and working in another. The interest in this event shows a great demand and the real need for the information that can be provided to people living in border regions.
The seminar’s speaker was Rose Tierney, a chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser who is qualified to practice in both the UK and Ireland. Rose is the principal of Tierney Tax Consultancy, which operates as an independent tax adviser for professional accountancy and legal firms to support the services they provide to their clients.
George Fleming, President of the Londonderry Chamber of Commerce, said:
“We are delighted to have hosted an excellent practical event which is of evident benefit to our members. The proof of this was in the large attendance from local companies. The Chamber thanks EURES for its engagement with this very successful breakfast tax seminar. This is an example of the type of practical assistance that the Chamber provides to its members and which helps to build and sustain the local economy.”