Basic Book-Keeping & Taxation for the Small Business

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Wed 2nd and Wed 9th December
9.30am - 1.00pm
Business Training

This course will provide the participants with the knowledge on how to set up and maintain a Book-Keeping System for their business and to give them an understanding of the Irish Tax System and the factors that determine their tax liabilities.

Booked Out

This Course will run over two half days - Wed 2nd and Wed 9th December from 9.30am -1.00pm


The importance of keeping books and records.

Why do we need to keep books & records?

Prime Books of Account

  • Sales Book.
  • Cheque Journal.
  • Cash Receipts Book.
  • Purchase Invoice Book.

VAT return.

Golden Rules of Bookkeeping

Accounting and Payroll Software.



Overview of the Tax System


The Self-Assessment System

Sole Trader V Company

Income Tax Rates, Tax Bands and Credits

Sample Income Tax Computation

Capital Allowances and Trading Losses

Rental Income

Corporation Tax

Revenue Audits.

Please note:

Due to the limited number of spaces available, this programme is limited to Businesses based in Kilkenny (City and County) only.
If you are from outside this region and are interested in a programme similar to what we are offering, we would kindly request that you get in touch with the Local Enterprise Office in your region and they will advise you if they are planning to run a similar programme. Thank you for your co-operation.