Annuities are in a prolonged period of very poor return. Photograph: iStockPhoto

I hope to retire next year at 60. I will have a modest occupational pension. My wife also has a modest pension and will receive the old-age pension so(...)

In January 2014, the threshold fell from €2.3 million to €2 million. Photograph: Joe St Leger

The Revenue Commissioners have extended a deadline for people in excess of current limits on pension savings to notify them. Governments over the past(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on finance Michael McGrath on the plinth at Leinster House. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

IBRC’s commercial loan book carried exceptionally low rates of interest on borrowings when the special liquidator was appointed to the bad bank, new (...)

The SSIA scheme came along just when it was no longer needed and helped fuel some of the subsequent over-reaching for which so many people are still paying such a heavy price

I took out a government SSIA equity savings account with Eagle Star in April 2002. At maturity of this account in 2007 I left the capital in as an in(...)

Dublin-based taxpayers paid €168.3 million out of a total of €327.95 million in inheritance tax nationally.

The Government needs to raise the threshold on inheritances people can receive from the parents without having to pay tax, MEP Brian Hayes has said. M(...)

 Justin Lynch, partner, Fountain Healthcare Partners, Eamon Brady, CEO, Neuravi and John O’Shaughnessy, chairman, Neuravi

Galway medtech firm Neuravi has raised €19 million to continue to commercial rollout and development of a breakthrough therapy for stroke patients. T(...)

Michael Noonan: said there would be “fiscal space” for tax reductions and public service investment of between €1.2 and €1.5 billion

Cutting the top rates of Universal Social Charge (USC) and income tax in the next budget would have a strong positive impact effect on the wealthiest(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson

Rising property costs are pushing Dublin back up the league of the most expensive locations worldwide for employees working abroad. The capital is bac(...)

 Money Village chief executive Eugene McDarby. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Efforts by the Revenue to force indebted people pay VAT on advice to get themselves out of financial trouble have been rejected. In what has been desc(...)

There is provision for tax relief on the costs of homecare but the key thing is who is paying it

My mum has dementia but luckily is still living at home. She has a combination of home help hours funded through the HSE, time spent with her by mysel(...)