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Employment Tax Conference 2024

Date & time: 14 March 2024 09:30 – 13:00

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09:30 am

Opening Address

Joseph Carroll, Chartered Accountants Ireland

09:35 am

Enhanced Reporting Requirements

Niamh Barry, Deloitte

10:20 am

Share based remuneration – the landscape

Marie Flynn, PWC

10:55 am - Coffee Break - 15 minutes

11:10 am

Cross-border workers & taxation

Claire Scott McAteer, Ulster University

11:40 am

Revenue PAYE Interventions

Claire Davey & Andrew Egan, KPMG

12:15 pm

Auto-enrolment – Taxation of redundancy payments

Stephen Lowry, Chartered Accountants Ireland

12:45 pm

Personal tax claims: a refresher

Gearoid O Sullivan, Chartered Accountants Ireland

01:00 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Cróna Clohisey, Chartered Accountants Ireland

01:20 pm

Closing remarks and Conference Close

Cróna Clohisey, Chartered Accountants Ireland

Niamh Barry


Niamh Barry is a chartered accountant and is a director in Deloitte’s Global Employer Services team.  She has over 10 years of experience in advising clients across a broad range of payroll tax issues and has worked across a wide range of industries and sectors including technology, construction, energy, financial services, and pharmaceutical. She is currently participating in the TALC subgroup with Revenue relating to the Enhanced Reporting Requirement.

Marie Flynn


Marie Flynn is a Tax Director and Head of Management Incentivisation in PwC Dublin’s Private Client team with over twenty years’ experience in UK and Irish taxation, both in practice and with HMRC. She specialises primarily in advising management teams on all aspects of incentivisation (including share valuations) and high net worth individuals/families and partnerships on a variety of planning/structuring projects. Marie is a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) (Ireland and UK) and has written articles and presented in Ireland and the UK on a variety of topics including management incentivisation, valuations, tax issues for non-domiciled individuals, professional partnerships and real estate. Marie is a member of the PwC European Management Shareholder Network and the PwC International Private Wealth Network. Marie is also the current Chairperson of the Irish ProShare Association and author of the recently published Irish Tax Institute publication “Valuations for Tax Purposes”.

Claire Scott McAteer

Ulster University

Claire Scott McAteer is the Associate Head of Department at the Ulster University Business School on the Derry~Londonderry Campus. Claire is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. Claire trained with EY (Dublin) before working with PwC (Dublin) in their international corporate restructuring team. Claire also worked in a medium sized cross border practice located in Donegal and has provided consultancy to professional services firms in Donegal and Derry offering tax advice from a UK and Irish perspective. She is the expert updater of the CAP1 Taxation NI textbook annually. She lectures extensively in the areas of Accounting and Taxation and has spoken at numerous cross border taxation events.

Cróna Clohisey

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Cróna Clohisey is the Tax and Public Policy Lead in Chartered Accountants Ireland and is a Chartered Accountant and Associate of the Irish Taxation Institute. Cróna has worked in tax consultancy in Big 4 firms and now researches, represents and publicly comments on tax and public policy issues that affect members on the island of Ireland. Cróna has contributed to several publications including The Next Financial Year, Supporting working parents: the case for better childcare policy, Sustainability for Accountants, A guide to FDI in Northern Ireland, Pensions in Ireland, as well as several guides on EU exit, VAT and customs.

Stephen Lowry

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Stephen Lowry is Public Policy Manager with Chartered Accountants Ireland. Stephen manages the Institute’s engagement with legislators on a broad range of policy issues across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Stephen has experience representing entities in both the private and not for profit sector and is an Associate of the Irish Tax Institute.

Claire Davey


Claire Davey is a tax director within our People Services department specialising, in employment tax, global mobility and reward structuring.

Claire has extensive experience in advising clients across all areas of employment tax including Revenue audits and other interventions, benefits in kind, rationalisation programs, due diligence work and also conducting PAYE health checks and operational effectiveness reviews etc. A large part of Claire’s specialist area also involves advising local and foreign employers with regard to the operation of the Irish PAYE withholding tax system, in respect of both their domestic and cross border employees.

Claire provides advice on cross border PAYE scenarios including cost projections, Irish shadow payroll calculations, tax briefings, advice with regard to the tax treatment of assignment related benefits and Irish expatriate tax and social security reliefs.

Claire’s specialist team provides peace of mind to our corporate clients that their PAYE reporting and controls are compliant and their withholding tax obligations with regard to their employees and senior executives are being met.

Claire’s team also manages the end to end personal tax return process with services including the preparation of personal tax and capital gains tax return services for both global mobility and private clients. This also includes tax equalization reconciliations and calculation of foreign tax credits and double tax reliefs.

Andrew Egan


Andrew leads KPMG’s tax data and analytics service offering, working with clients in preparation for Revenue audits and client self-reviews. This includes working with clients on managing data requests from tax authorities, analysing client data and working with client teams in managing the audit process.

Gearoid O Sullivan

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Gearóid is Tax Manager at Chartered Accountants Ireland. He has previously worked for PwC and KPMG and specialises in business taxes. As part of his work representing the Institute on tax matters, he sits on the Main Tax Administration Liaison Committee (Main TALC) as well as the TALC Direct and Capital Taxes Sub-committee and the TALC Indirect Taxes Sub-committee.