Ifac advises Tipperary farmers about TAMS II closing date

Ifac, the farming, food, and agribusiness specialist professional services firm, is reminding Tipperary farmers that the closing date for the next tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) is fast approaching.   The following is attributable to Philip O’Connor, Head of Farm Support at ifac.   TAMS II tranche Closing Date 23rd July 2021   The […]

Ifac reminds farmers to take advantage of the Organic Farming Scheme

Farmers considering an application to the Organic Farming Scheme have until the 30th of April to do so, following the re-opening of the scheme earlier this month with an additional budget of €4 million for 2021. This additional funding was confirmed by Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Senator Pippa […]

Tipperary businesses urged to re-focus on Brexit readiness

Since March, Covid-19 has overshadowed Brexit. However, for businesses with exposure to the UK, it really is time to re-focus on a political process which may have a longer-lasting impact on the Irish food and agribusiness sector than Covid-19.   At an individual business level, with diminished cash reserves, many workforces, including management teams, are […]

Half of Irish farmers concerned about future – 9 out of 10 farmers want to reduce carbon footprint on farms

Today, ifac, the farming, food, and agribusiness professional services firm, is releasing the findings of its annual, national Farm Report. These insights are a combination of ifac collated financial data and results of the most comprehensive farmer survey ever conducted in Ireland.   Ifac’s 2020 Farm Report combines the views of almost 1,500 Irish farmers with a comprehensive […]

Ifac advises Tipperary farmers about new TAMS II closing date

Ifac, the farming, food, and agribusiness professional services firm, is reminding Tipperary farmers that the Department of Agriculture has made a number of extensions to the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) deadlines, owing to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.   The following is attributable to Philip O’Connor, Head of Farm Support at ifac.   New date   […]

Ifac advises challenged Tipperary SMEs to take full advantage of Covid-19 supports

Covid-19 and lockdown are continuing to send shock waves through our economy with business activity for many SMEs in decline, as well as tumbling consumer and business confidence.   In particular, according to the farming, food, and agribusiness professional services firm ifac, many business owners across the Irish food and agribusiness sectors report being challenged […]

Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme and Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has introduced various measures to support individuals and businesses who have lost their income due to the current crisis. Among these measures is a Covid-19 Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) to support employers so that they can retain their employees and a Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment […]

Practical tax tips from ifac to help businesses with cashflow difficulties

The unprecedented circumstances currently facing businesses makes it more important than ever to carefully manage your tax affairs. Set out below are practical tax tips to optimise cashflow during the Covid-19 crisis by Declan McEvoy, Head of Tax at ifac. . Corporation Tax/Income Tax When calculating your preliminary tax, this can be based on 90% […]

Cash conservation advice from ifac for Tipperary SMEs and business owners

Conserving cash is now a critical priority for many businesses. The coronavirus crisis is having a devastating impact on society and also across the economy. Leadership teams need to make decisions and act decisively, writes David Leydon, Head of Food and AgriBusiness with ifac. Firstly, acting now to slow down the spread of Covid-19 is […]

Advice from ifac for Tipperary SME’s in the food and agribusiness sector: can your business survive coronavirus?

A shortage of shipping containers and a significant slow-down of components and parts coming from China to Irish manufacturers are just some of the impacts already being felt by Irish SMEs in the food and agribusiness sector due to coronavirus. This is another blow to the sector which is already vulnerable to Brexit, writes David […]

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