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12 Oct, 2021Zoom

Budget 2022 online briefing

Ifac teamed up with the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) and the Irish Farmers Journal in October to hold an online briefing on the implications of Budget 2022 for Irish farming and rural communities.

A Zoom webinar was held on 12th October. If you missed it you can check it out below.

George Ramsbottom

From a drystock farm in Laois, George holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Agriculture, a Master’s Degree in Reproductive Physiology and was recently awarded a PhD from UCD. His PhD focused on the Characteristics of Profitable Systems of Milk Production.

George works as a dairy specialist with Teagasc based at Oak Park, Carlow and is the current President of the Agricultural Science Association.

Declan McEvoy, Head of Tax Ifac CTA/TED

An AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), Declan McEvoy is Head of Tax for Ifac. Declan has extensive experience and expertise in personal and corporate tax planning, estate and succession planning, tax based investment and financial structuring for family and farm businesses.

A leading authority on farm taxation, Declan has written and lectured extensively and is frequently quoted in business and farm publications and the general media. He recently was co-author of ‘Farming in a Limited Company – is it right for you?’ and was a key contributor to Ifacs recent information booklets on Farm structures and Succession. Declan is also an Irish Tax Institute Registered Tax Consultant and a Qualified Trust and Estate Practitioner and frequently speaks at national seminars and client workshops.

Darren Carty

Sheep and Schemes Editor with the Irish Farmers Journal, Darren specialises in technical coverage and market analysis across the sheep and beef sectors. Darren also has extensive experience in agri-schemes through his current role in the Irish Farmers Journal, active participation in his family’s sheep and suckler farm in Galway and also from a previous role as a Teagasc adviser.