Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018



Professional Exams 2018

Qualification: Chartered Accountants Ireland -

Subject: CAP 2 - Tax - Taxation (ROI)

Exam Date: 26th - 29th June 2018


Venue:  52 Lower O'Connell Street, Dublin 1

Whether you are sitting this exam for the first time or repeating your CAP 2, Tax (RoI) exam then this two day revision course has been compiled with your specific requirements in mind. 

Our two day CAP 2 Revision Course focuses on the main examinable areas, answering exam questions in the correct format, time management, undoing bad habits and confidence building - in other words all things necessary to get you to the next stage of your studies i.e. the FAEs.

Due to the volume of examinable material in this course we will be focusing on the following areas:

  1. Tax Adjusted Profit and Corporation Tax Computations with emphasis on Finance Leases, Operational Leases, Pension Payments, Provisions, Keyman Policies, etc.
  2. Losses including Section 396A and 396B Losses, Trade Charges, Case V Capital Allowances, etc.
  3. Groups including Group Losses
  4. Close Companies including Participators' Expenses, Directors' Loans, Participators' Loans, definitions, surcharges, etc.
  5. CGT Reliefs including Retirement Relief, Transfer of Business Relief, Participation Exemption,etc.
  6. CAT issues including Life Interests, Annuities, etc.
  7. CAT Reliefs and Exemptions including Business Property, Agricultural Relief, Favourite Nephew Relief, Dwelling House Relief, Power of Revocation, Government Securities, etc.
  8. Stamp Duty
  9. Intellectual Property Reliefs including R&D Tax Credits and Capital Allowances for Intangible Assets
  10. Share Buy Backs
  11. Territoriality of Tax Charges

We also intend to cover the following areas to give you as broad a revision as possible:  

  1. Badges of Trade
  2. Section 396A and 396B Losses in addition to trade charges, excess Case V Capital Allowances, etc.
  3. Terminal Loss Relief
  4. Treatment of interest received
  5. Distributions
  6. Interest, Penalties, Surcharges, etc.
  7. Groups - including CT, CGT and Stamp Duty Groups
  8. Treatment of Foreign Income
  9. Taxation of Directors and Shareholders
  10. Administration in terms of payments, filing dates, etc.

We also encourage you to send us a list of tax areas you have particular difficulty with so we can incorporate them into our programme.


We will be running a series of two day tax courses on the following dates:

  1. Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April 2018 - FULLY BOOKED
  2. Saturday 12th May and Sunday 13th May 2018 - FULLY BOOKED
  3. Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May 2018 - PLACES REMAINING
  4. Saturday 26th May and Sunday 27th May 2018 - PLACES REMAINING

As our courses only cater for a maximum of twenty students, please make sure you book early.

All courses include a comprehensive Revision Manual containing detailed tax notes.

All courses run from 9.30am to 5.30pm on both days in our city centre location, 52 Lower O'Connell Street.

For further information regarding the content and format of our training courses, please contact us by telephone (01 - 872 8561) or email (info@taxgrinds.ie)

Timetables are provisional and are subject to change.

Courses will only be run subject to demand.

Payment in full required to confirm booking.

Course Cost:


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Contact Details

52 Lower O'Connell Street,
Dublin 1

Telephone: 01 - 872 8561
Email: info@taxgrinds.ie

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