Vodafone: return of value payments still an issue.  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

I, like others, got my Vodafone [return of value] payment as income, although I have plenty of “prior losses” which any capital payment could have bee(...)

The Dow Jones electronic ticker at Times Square in New York. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters.

Thousands of Irish shareholders in US telecoms group Verizon are being advised to consider selling their shares. More than 200,000 Irish people who ac(...)

A man walks past Pfizer’s world headquarters in New York. The group is reportedly holding talks with Allergan on a possible merger

Drug companies Pfizer and Allergan have confirmed that they were engaged in “friendly” talks about a possible megamerger which would make Ireland home(...)

While the headline interest rate on your savings appears to be close to twice the money you are being charged on your borrowings, you need to remember that there are tax implications related to your inheritance

I have a bit of a dilemma. I owe €91,000 to the bank for a graduate medical student loan at APR of 4.5 per cent and I pay back €275 per week on that. (...)

Nuritas  was founded by Trinity-trained mathematician and bioinformatics specialist Nora Khaldi.  Emmet Browne, former regional president of Pfizer was appointed chief executive earlier this year.

A Dublin start-up that specialises in data mining food to improve health has raised $3.2 million. The fundraising by Nuritas was led by Singapore-base(...)

A problem with the postal systems in Ireland or Britain meant 5,300 Irish shareholders in Standard Life were left facing a tax bill that would consume half of a 73p sterling per share payout made by the company last March

British insurer Standard Life will write to more than 5,000 Irish shareholders to advise them on how to avoid tax bills on a payment made by the compa(...)

Perrigo CEO and President Joe Papa: “Actions will also result in significant expansion of our global headquarters in Dublin”

Perrigo, the over-the-counter drug specialist, is bringing more of its business to Dublin as it looks to fend off the unwanted attention of generic d(...)

Shareholders in Standard Life will not be pursued by Revenue for tax on the “return of value” earlier this year after Minister for Finance Michael Noo(...)

Under the new rules, children between the ages of three and five-and-a-half will be able to benefit from up to two-and-a-half years of preschool free of charge

My grandson aged four is in preschool and his parents have already availed of the free year and are paying for his preschool this year. Is there any c(...)

A preschool class at St Bernadette’s Junior School in Clondalkin. File photograph: Alan Betson

Parents who put off sending their children to preschool in September have been offered a chance to enrol them now – provided they can find a place. Un(...)