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Blog | Case Summary – Decision of Tax Appeal Commission – 31TACD2023

James Burke BL

This was an appeal against VAT assessments raised on the Appellant in the sum of €6,542,195 for the period 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2018. The assessments were raised on the basis that the Appellant knew or ought to have known that it was participating in transactions

connected with the fraudulent evasion of VAT.

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Blog | Inaugural Annual Conference of the Tax Bar Association

The newly formed Tax Bar Association held its inaugural annual conference on Saturday morning, 8th October 2022 during the first week of the Michaelmas term.  The theme of the conference was Recent Developments in Tax Litigation and the Association was delighted to welcome the Chief Justice, Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell, Ms Justice Stack, Judge of the High Court, Ms Marie-Claire Maney, Chairperson of the Tax Appeals Commission, Ms Grainne Clohessy SC and Mr Michael Ashe SC KC to discuss recent developments in the area.

Tax Law in Focus | Specialist Bar Series


Eoin Clifford SC speaks on how he came to practice in the wide-reaching area of tax law, recent developments in the domain, and the upcoming inaugural Tax Bar Association Conference.

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Tax Bar Association Annual Conference

Date: Saturday 8th October 2022

Start Time: 10 am (registration from 9.30am)

Location: Distillery Building, Dublin 7

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Tax Bar Association Talk

Date: Wednesday 6th July 2022

Start Time: 4.30pm

Location: Gaffney Room

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New Tax Bar Association

The Bar of Ireland’s Tax Bar Association underway – an association of barristers with the aim of strengthening and highlighting the role of counsel in taxation and legal matters. 

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Launch of Tax Bar Association

Date: Thursday,12 May 2022

Start Time: 4.30pm

Location: Gaffney Room

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Tax Bar Association to be launched this week

Irish Legal News

A new specialist bar association for tax practitioners is set to be launched this Thursday afternoon. The launch will be addressed by Conor Kennedy, a barrister and member of the Tax Appeals Commission (TAC), and Ciaran Ramsay SC, chair of the new Tax Bar Association.

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