Michael Noonan: pressure to amend law governing gifts from parents to children. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is under pressure to amend the Finance Bill to protect gifts from parents to their adult children from tax liabili(...)

Bank of Ireland had the largest cash deficit (€841 million) at the end of 2013. Photo: Bloomberg

The hole in Ireland’s largest pension schemes has more than doubled in cash terms this year, a study published this morning says. The annual Pe(...)

“The lack of suitable studio space is an issue of great concern for the [film] industry,” said Ardmore Studios chief Siún Ní Raghallaigh. “Studios are essential enablers for the industry to scale.”

Lack of studio space is hindering the efforts of Ireland’s film industry to expand employment, the head of Ardmore Studios said today.Siún Ní Raghalla(...)

Items such as a  contribution to wedding costs, or the care of children by grandparents, could have a tax implication.

Revenue is clamping down on abuse of tax exemptions granted for payments made by parents to their children. However, legal firm Arthur Cox says(...)

In 2015 I will be in receipt of an occupational pension taxed under PAYE of about €70,000 per annum. In addition, I will have self-employed income of (...)

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Ireland’s construction sector expanded at its fastest rate in a decade in October and companies are upbeat on prospects for the coming 12 months. Incr(...)

Joe Papa CEO and president of Perrigo, which has announced it will acquire Belgium’s Omega Pharma in a €3.6 billion deal.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Perrigo, the Irish-domiciled consumer pharma group that bought Elan last year, has announced plans to acquire Belgium’s Omega Pharma for €3.6 billi(...)

The attraction of tracker mortgages was that they were tied to ECB rates and the bank could not pad the margin to suit their own purposes.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

I took out a tracker mortgage with the TSB in May 2008. I checked the rate I was being charged and discovered that it is 3.25 percentage points over t(...)

I read with great interest your articles on Vodafone’s share payout earlier this year. I wrote to both Vodafone and Computershare at the time, arguin(...)

In February, following the sale of its stake in Verizon, Vodafone paid more than €600 million back to its Irish investors. Photograph: Bloomberg

Up to 380,000 Vodafone shareholders in the Republic will avoid an income tax bill following their recent “return of value” thanks to a measure in the(...)