September Fest, one of Ireland’s most popular accounting CPD Conferences, has been completely redesigned to give you a truly unique and innovative virtual experience. Join the community and get your virtual event experience started today!
September Fest 2020 takes your virtual event experience to the next level.
The foundation, as always, begins with Ireland’s top CPD speakers. We have hand-picked some of the most prominent names in the game and selected the topics that are most relevant to the challenges that accountants on the front-line face daily.
To this, we have added the very latest technology and virtual event delivery strategy and techniques.
The September Fest Overview:
September Fest is far more than a CPD event, it is an invaluable information resource which you will be able to rely on well into the future.
September Fest is brought to you in association with exceptional event partners, each of whom we know, trust and recommend.
For this event, our partners have put together some additional goodies which we will share with you once registered.
At OmniPro, our core belief is simply this:
And we get up every morning to bring you the tools, advice and training so that you can create an outstanding business for yourself and for your clients too.
In this way, we change lives and communities.
And we’d love to do that together with you.
September Fest features 16 x 1 Hour CPD sessions delivered across 2 streams (including tax CPD and technical CPD topics).
Registration is simple. Purchase your Event Pass, you will then be asked to choose the 8 sessions you wish to attend.
To support the event, we have developed an attendee portal which will give you access to all the September Fest features.
Speakers: John Murphy & Yvonne O’Sullivan – OmniPro
This session will look at practical ways to conserve cash and utilise the tax legislation under various tax headings to effect this. It will also cover possibly opportunities for tax planning as a result of possible depressed values.
Speaker: Patrick Fannon – RBK
VAT is a fundamental part of not only the day-to-day reporting obligations for many businesses but also in the context of engaging in the letting, sale and acquisition of interests in property. The primary focus of this session to be provide an overview of the key provisions in respect of VAT on Immovable Property, offering accountants a knowledge and insight to support their clients in this area. The session will also separately cover an overview of topical VAT compliance matters relevant to reporting of cross border transactions.
Speaker: James Bradley – James Bradley & Co
This session will cover the following topics:
Speaker: Mark Doyle – Doyle Keaney
Mark will present on the main succession planning tax reliefs for owner managed businesses including a review of the main conditions for relief, a number of worked examples and recent relevant Tax Appeal Commission decisions.
During this session we will examine:
Speaker: Rose Tierney – Tierney Tax Consultancy
Rose Tierney will be discussing the following in this session and much more:
Speaker: Daragh O’Shaughnessy – AITI, Chartered Tax Advisor
The taxation of property transactions is a major financial concern for clients through ordinary and extraordinary economic times. The automatic publication of determinations by the Tax Appeals Commission in recent years has provided an invaluable insight into Revenue’s views on some contentious matters in the area of property taxation. Through the format of reviewing some recent tax appeals cases, this presentation will provide an update on the prevailing interpretation in some areas of tax on property including:
Speaker: Paul Murphy – Martin J. Kelly & Co
With the recent introduction of the second major wage subsidy scheme in 6 months this seminar will bring the attendee up to date with the current live issues as they unfold. It will highlight issue that are emerging with the EWSS and issues being carried forward from the TWSS including the Revenue reconciliation project and the taxation of employees who received the subsidy.
Speaker: Michael Smith – FS Taxation
In this session, Michael Smith will cover the following topics:
Speaker: Ivan Cooper – The Wheel
In this session, Ivan Cooper will cover the following topics:
Speaker: Ulrich Schackermann – Consultus Professional Services
In a complex world, making ethical decisions demands sound knowledge of the professional conduct requirements. The public and our clients expect that our conduct meets ethical principles. The presentation will guide you through some of the ethical prerequisites and brings you up to date with changes to the Code which came into effect recently. Sound decision making can improve client relations and reputation. Appropriate documentation provides supports in practice review.
Speakers: Colm Ownes & Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro
Even during the Covid-19 situation we’re facing, unfortunately compliance visits are still mandatory for both audit and non-audit firms.
Receiving notification of the monitoring visit can be a very stressful time for a firm with the fallout from Covid-19 only adding to this stress.
Firms need to pass to ensure they stay on the right side of regulation as failure to pass will attract unwanted attention from the Institute and potential regulation and disciplinary issues
Preparation is key and especially during this period of Covid-19, knowing what is involved will assist firms to prepare
During this session we’ll guide you through the changed process and cover the following topics;
Speakers: Colm Ownes & Mike O’Halloran – OmniPro
With continued media attention on solicitors when things go wrong, the role of the Reporting Accountant continues to come under scrutiny from both the Law Society and the various Accountancy Bodies.
With that backdrop the purpose of this session is to deal with the provisions of the solicitors accounts regulations focussing particularly on the role of the reporting accountants, to give an insight into the types of issues that the Law Society investigating accountants encounter and identify risk factors when reporting on solicitors accounts.
This session will cover the following:
Speakers: Mike O’Halloran & Colm Owens – OmniPro
This session will focus on a review of the impact of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2018, incorporating:
Speakers: Des O’Neill – OmniPro
With the Cornoavirus crisis ongoing currently you may not be thinking about selling your firm, but whether you are a new start-up firm, a well established firm or someone who is looking at considering your exit options this webinar is for you. None of us are going to last forever and everyone who starts a business needs to have an exit plan. Even if you never want to exit building a saleable firm means you are building a more profitable and less stressful business. Who does not want that?
Right now the world is changing, the business world is changing and the accounting business world is changing. Coronavirus has given us the opportunity to make changes in a way that is not possible in “normal” times. Now is the time to look at what you really want in your business, what your non-negotiables are and make the changes. The Built to Sell Strategy is the corner stone of every businesses strategy.
In this webinar we look at what the components and characteristics of a saleable business and the 7 steps for you to follow to build your business to make it a scaleable cash generating asset. These steps include:
If nothing else right now who doesn’t want a positive cashflow cycle?
Join Des O’Neill for this fast paced practical and informative session to start the process of building an easier more profitable business.
Speakers: John Murphy, Colm Owens, Mike O’Halloran, Yvonne O’Sullivan & Lisa Cosgrave – OmniPro
This session will cover the following technical issues:
Speaker: John Murphy – OmniPro
This session will cover real life queries and issues that we are getting asked by Accountants in practice as well as various issues that are being identified by monitors.
Registering for September Fest couldn’t be more straightforward. Purchase your Event Pass and we will then issue your Session Selection Form so that you can choose your 8 preferred sessions from the 16 available.
We are offering all additional delegate seats at a rate of €150 each. If you want you and your team to hit the ground running, simply select the number of additional delegates you would like to attend at checkout, and we will be in contact for their details.
If you are an OmniPro CPD Club 2020 Member, please click here to register you place on September Fest 2020.
On behalf of every member who registers for The Irish Accounting & Tax Summit, we will provide ongoing funding to female entrepreneurs in Zambia to help them lift their family out of the cycle of poverty through the provision of mentoring and support.
We don’t just talk about accountants changing the world. We make sure it happens. Your CPD will make a real difference to people who need it the most.