• Gerard O'Brien Accountants

    Cross Border Accountancy Firm based in Fermanagh, with offices in Belleek & Derrylin, serving clients throughout Ireland



Accounts Preparation

Annual accounts determine tax liabilities and are used as a decision making tool by business owners and other users such as banks. Up to date information that paints a true picture of the affairs of the business is paramount in today’s business environment.
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Taxation Compliance and Consultancy

Following on from the preparation of annual accounts, we prepare the annual tax returns that calculate any tax arising for the accounting period. We aim to advise our clients of their tax liabilities well in advance of upcoming deadlines.
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Financial Projections & Cashflow Planning

In the current economic climate, it is absolutely essential that your business manages its cash flow proactively. This entails a comprehensive review of all your operating costs and implementation of effective credit control procedures.
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Management Accounts Preparation

Annual accounts, while important for the purpose of maintaining compliance with legal and tax obligations will likely not reflect the current financial performance and position.
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Working Family and Child Tax Credit Claims

Our service involves calculating the amount clients are likely to be entitled to, making the claim and keeping HMRC updated on any changes in circumstances.
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Computerised Accounts Training

For businesses that want to take a more proactive role in running their accounting function, it can be a daunting task to put procedures in place and familiarise yourself with preparing relevant accounts in-house.
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Bank Negotiations

Many businesses may be faced with situations where they have to negotiate revised terms and conditions with their banks. Effective and timely restructuring may be crucial to generating cash flow and ultimate survival.
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EU VAT Refund Claims

The preparation of refund claims for business registered for VAT in one country for VAT incurred on expenses in other EU countries is an area where we have extensive experience.
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Payroll/VAT Services

We offer Payroll and VAT services for customers in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.
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  • On March 8, 2017, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced a number of tax changes outlined as follows:-   National Insurance The Class 4 rate of National Insurance paid by self employed individuals is to be increased from 9% to 10% from April 2018. A further increase to 11% is to take effect […]

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Philip Hammond, delivered the Autumn Statement outlining proposed changes to the tax system. The main provisions outlined were as follows:-   Income Tax The personal allowance is to be increased to £11,500 and the standard rate tax band is to be increased to £33,500, meaning an individual can earn […]

  • Details of a vacancy in our Derrylin office can be found below

  •   On March 16, 2016 the Chancellor George Osborne delivered his latest Budget. The main tax measures announced were as follows:- Income Tax The personal allowance is to be increased to £11,500 from April 6, 2017. The personal allowance is £11,000 in 2016/17. The higher rate threshold will also be increased to £45,000 from April […]

  • The national minimum wage rates have been increased from January 1, 2016. The new rates along with a comparison to the previous rates is shown below.

  • We are moving our Derrylin office with effect from January 1, 2016 to the following address:-   1 The Market Place, Derrylin, Co. Fermanagh. BT92 9AN

  • We are seeking to recruit two Trainee Accountants, one in Belleek and one in Derrylin, to work within a busy and growing Practice. Applicants must have 1-2 years relevant work experience in an Accounts role, ideally obtained within an Accountancy Practice environment. He/she should possess good organisational skills, have the ability to work on their […]

  • On July 8, 2015 the Chancellor George Osborne outlined his first Budget after the recent election.  There are a number of significant changes, particularly to the area of working tax credits and the minimum wage. The main measures set out in his speech are set out below:-   Living Wage A new living wage of […]

  • Our working family and child tax credits calculator has been updated to take account of the recent budget changes and take account of the rates and thresholds currently in force. The calculator can be accessed below. Please note that this file can only be downloaded using Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher

  • On March 18th, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. George Osborne, delivered the final Budget before the upcoming election. Some of the major points announced are set out below:-   Tax Returns and administration The annual tax return is to be abolished and replaced by online digital tax accounts. The exact details of this are […]

  • The National Minimum Wage is to be increased to £6.95 per hour from October 1, 2016, an increase of 25p per hour. There are also increases in each other category. The National Living Wage for workers over 25 years of age remains at £7.20 per hour. The new rates, along with the current rates are shown […]

  • We have updated our income tax comparison between Ireland and the UK for varying levels of income. The update is to account for changes announced in previous UK Budgets that come into effect from April 6, 2015. Also due to the changes in exchange rates between Sterling and Euro, the exchange rate used is £1=€1.40. […]