TRA Professional Services helps our clients with their financial needs so they can attain all of their personal goals. We achieve this by building enduring relationships based on professional rapport and trust.
We are committed to the delivery of service excellence, with constant awareness and review, to ensure our clients receive the most effective and applicable service to help them grow their business.
As tax director, I provide tax advisory services to owner-managed businesses and high-net-worth individuals. I also provide tax support services to a range of legal firms covering capital taxes, estate planning, trusts, Revenue audits and investigations. As well as my ACCA qualification, I'm also a chartered tax adviser (AITI) and a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).
By continuing to operate with integrity and providing positive proactive solutions, our work can benefit the lives of others
As a firm, our focus in 2022 is to work towards profitable growth for our clients. Our services will also continue to showcase our own commitment to being an exceptional and sought-after accountancy firm.
By continuing to operate with integrity and providing positive proactive solutions, our work can benefit the lives of others. Simply put, as our clients grow, we grow.
As we eased out of Covid restrictions earlier this year, the outlook among clients was mostly positive and hopeful of better times ahead. However, over the past weeks, it’s increasingly clear the mood has turned negative. Rapidly increasing prices, staffing concerns, rising fuel prices and general unease regarding the situation in Ukraine has changed the outlook of many clients.
The availability of rental accommodation is a massive issue overhanging the entire economy
This is resulting in large-scale investments being postponed or shelved entirely. Effectively, many clients have adopted a ‘wait-and-see’ approach.
There are a number of actions the government could undertake to support businesses in rural Ireland right now. Access to high-quality broadband is still an issue in many parts of the country, and the national rollout needs to be implemented in a speedy fashion.
In relation to the staffing crisis, the availability of rental accommodation is a massive issue overhanging the entire economy. The government needs to address this and tackle it via planning strategies that involve the county councils.
On a practical level, the cost of fuel could be positively impacted through a VAT or duty rate cut or the implementation of a duty rebate scheme for those in the transport and logistics sector.
The most important business lesson I have learned in my career is to be proactive and to never stop learning. Clients need to trust and feel at ease with the person they are dealing with. You need to think ahead and be a people person to be successful in practice.