Andrew (Andy) Gelling has been working as a tax adviser for 20 years and holds the internationally recognized qualification “AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)” from the Irish Tax Institute. He is also a Fellow Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. During that time, he has worked both for large accountancy practices as well as specialist tax consultancy practices.
He established his own practice in 2010. Based in Dublin City Centre with sub-offices in Arklow and Naas, its’ affiliation with the German based organization “World Tax Service” gives the practice access to tax expertise on a global scale.
A large part of Andy’s work involves advising individuals on tax issues in Ireland and abroad. Over the past 7-8 years, he has advised numerous professional sportspersons (including footballers but also including rugby players, golfers and jockeys) on claiming the sportspersons retirement relief. He has also been involved in structuring what are now termed “Tribute Games / Events” in recognition of long-serving staff / players.
Andy has a football background having been part of the medical/physio staff with several league clubs and with the FAI Junior / Amateur International teams. He is a [voluntary] member of PFA Ireland's Finance Committee which advises / assists the General Secretary and PFA Ireland staff in relation complex / substantial financial issues that arise from time to time. He also [voluntarily] provides on an ongoing, tax / financial advice to PFA Ireland on issues affecting PFA Ireland and its’ members.
For further information regarding the Sportspersons Tax Relief upon retirement or general taxation issues please contact Andy by email on firstname.lastname@example.org