Welcome to Devine & Co
Devine & Co (formerly Ahern & Co.) is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisors based in Boyle, County Roscommon. We have a broad client base and we provide services to clients all over Ireland.
We take a genuine interest in our clients businesses, understanding their goals and helping them avail of any potential opportunities, minimise risk, while satisfying all legal and Revenue obligations. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and we aim to meet their needs in a responsive, effective and efficient manner. As a start to building a business relationship we have set out “Who are We”, so that you can get to know us and see how we have built our clients’ trust, and “Who are You” to help identify the areas we can help you with.
Most employees want to retain option to work...July 13, 2020
Over 80% of Irish employees want to continue to spend at least part of their week working from home when normal life resumes after the coronavirus pandemic, a survey shows. Like much of Europe, most workers here were forced to work from home when the economy went into lockdown in March. The Government’s advice remains […]Read More...
Credit unions seek role in financing social...July 13, 2020
The Irish League of Credit Unions is calling on the Government to make changes that would allow the sector to finance social housing and a National Retrofitting Plan for up to half a million older homes. It is among a number of proposals being put forward by the league, which represents 226 member credit unions across the […]Read More...
Call to spread wage subsidy tax burden over...July 13, 2020
The group representing Irish accountancy bodies has called on the Government to spread the taxation burden for recipients of the pandemic wage subsidy schemes over a four year period. Workers are liable for tax on the income they have received via the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS). But the liability will not arise until the end […]Read More...
51% of Irish firms expecting ‘U’ shaped...July 10, 2020
Over 65% of global firms expect Covid-19 to have a negative impact on revenues in 2020, according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report, which provides insight into the views and expectations of more than 10,000 businesses across 29 economies. It reveals that 40% of businesses anticipate a decline of less than 20% in revenues, […]Read More...
Dublin Port volumes down in the first half...July 10, 2020
There was a near 11% reduction in the volume of goods passing through Dublin Port in the first six months of this year, according to figures from the Dublin Port Company. Overall port tonnage was 10.9% lower than in the same six month period last year. A first quarter decline of almost 5% – which […]Read More...
Donohoe to push for changes to EU Covid-19...July 10, 2020
The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe has said he will be pushing for changes to the EU Covid-19 recovery fund so countries like Ireland might receive more funding. Speaking on Morning Ireland, Minister Donohoe said he does not think the EU funding allocated to a country like Ireland reflects the challenges faced here as a […]Read More...
Govt urged to reduce alcohol, hospitality...July 9, 2020
The Irish drink and hospitality sector is urging the Government to deliver a VAT reduction in the July stimulus economic plan. The call comes after the UK announced it was cutting VAT (Value Added Tax) on hospitality services from 20% to 5%. At present, there is a 13.5% VAT rate in Ireland for hotel, tourism, food and drink services. The Restaurants […]Read More...
Hotels report occupancy rates of between...July 9, 2020
Hoteliers here are reporting occupancy rates of between 23 and 26% for the summer months, according to figures from the Irish Hotels’ Federation. This is based on confirmed bookings and compares to an average 90% occupancy over the summer months last year. The IHF said that occupancy for September, traditionally a popular time for US […]Read More...