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Annual Tax Conference 2023 (ROI)

Date & time: 30 November 2023 09:30 – 13:30

The 2023 version of our popular Annual Tax Conference focuses on the key tax issues impacting accountants and other tax professionals in 2023. The conference will include high profile speakers from various tax sectors. A high-level agenda is detailed below.

09:30 am

Opening Address

Enda Faughnan, PWC

09:35 am

Finance Bill Update

Gearóid O’Sullivan, Chartered Accountants Ireland

10:05 am

Taxation of small businesses

Maura Ginty, FCA, Owner, Gintax

10:40 am - Q&A - 20 Minutes

11:00 am

Tax efficient investing and financial planning

Catriona Coady, Goodbody

11:20 am - Q&A - 10 Minutes

11:30 am - Break - 15 minutes

11:45 am

Revenue Audits

Cróna Clohisey, Chartered Accountants Ireland

11:55 am

Preparing for a tax appeal

Gráinne Duggan, Law Library

12:10 pm - Q&A - 10 Minutes

12:20 pm

International tax overview

Sarah Meredith, Grant Thornton
Anthony O’Halloran, Deloitte

12:45 pm - Q&A - 10 Minutes

12:55 pm

Enhanced Reporting Requirement

Emily Bourke, PwC

1:20 pm - Q&A - 10 Minutes

1:30 pm

Closing remarks and Conference Close

Cróna Clohisey, Chartered Accountants Ireland

Gearóid O'Sullivan

ACA, Tax Manager, Chartered Accountants Ireland

Gearóid O’Sullivan is Tax Manager at Chartered Accountants Ireland. He sits on Main TALC, the TALC Direct and Capital Taxes Sub-committee, and the TALC Indirect Taxes Sub-committee. His responsibilities include delivering the Institute’s position on various aspects of tax policy.

Maura Ginty

FCA, Owner, Gintax

Maura set up her own tax advisory practice Gintax in February 2020. Maura works with clients nationwide and also other accountants, solicitors for specialist queries. She is a Chartered Accountant and Member of Irish Tax Institute and prior to setup had spent 16 years in KPMG.

Emily Bourke

Tax Director, PwC Ireland

Emily is a senior member of PwC’s Workforce Tax team, with extensive experience advising clients on employment tax matters. She works closely with her clients on employment tax consulting projects, including Revenue audits and disclosures, due diligence, self reviews, and employer share schemes. Emily leads PwC’s engagement with clients on Enhanced Reporting Requirements (ERR), working to inform and support clients in their preparation for ERR.

Catriona Coady

Head of Tax, Goodbody

Catriona is Head of Tax within Wealth Management in Goodbody and is responsible for assisting clients in developing and implementing their strategic financial planning, tax and investment goals. She is adept in advising on investment and tax solutions covering succession and retirement planning. Prior to working for Goodbody, she spent over 20 years working with big 4 firms providing tax advice to international and domestic clients. Catriona is a CTA, TEP, CFP and a STEP Ireland Committee member. She is a regular contributor to media on tax and financial planning related matters.

Sarah Meredith

Partner, International Tax, Grant Thornton

Sarah joined Grant Thornton in 2010 having worked in another professional services firm for over four years.Sarah has extensive international tax experience and is involved in a significant number of group restructuring and acquisition projects for large clients.  Sarah advises on a wide range of issues to include transfer pricing, interest limitation rules and both inward and outward bound investment from Ireland.Sarah is involved in co-ordinating global tax compliance and providing tax consulting services for large multinational groups. She advises numerous clients on due diligence projects regarding the sale of a business or acquisition of another company.  Additionally, Sarah works with a diverse range of financial services clients, with a focus on property related structures, and provides both tax compliance and advisory services to these clients.She also has significant experience in providing tax advice to family owned businesses, with some well-known large groups within her portfolio. She manages the tax compliance process for such groups, along with providing tax consulting services based on issues or opportunities identified by virtue of fostering a close relationship with these clients.

Anthony O’Halloran

Partner,Tax & Legal, Deloitte

Anthony is a partner in Deloitte’s Tax & Legal department and part of the Corporate & International tax team. Anthony specialises primarily in international tax for multinational companies investing into Ireland. Anthony previously led the Irish Tax Desk in New York with Deloitte LLP. Anthony works primarily with inbound multinational clients form the US, UK and Europe. Anthony has extensive experience in leading multi-jurisdictional projects in the areas of IP structuring, due diligence, group re-organisations, business model optimisation and financing projects with a particular focus on companies in the technology and life sciences industries. Anthony is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Chartered Tax Consultant (CTA).

Gráinne Duggan


Gráinne is a specialist tax barrister providing legal, advisory and advocacy services to a wide variety of clients. Gráinne provides advice on all areas of tax and has significant experience in litigating tax appeals before the Tax Appeals Commission. Gráinne is also a Chartered Tax Advisor and a Trust and Estate Practitioner