Standard Life  has undertaken  to write to all of the 4,000 or so shareholders involved and to contact the Revenue Commissioners to explain the background to the confusion

I sent both my wife’s and my own Standard Life payment election form – electing for the capital option – in their supplied “no stamp required” envelop(...)

When a large number of Vodafone shareholders similarly failed to have their preference to receive a windfall payment as capital last year, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan made a special provision in his 2015 budget to ensure they would not face a tax bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s tax authorities say they have no choice but to require 4,000 Standard Life shareholders to pay up to €1.3 million of their recent €2.7 milli(...)

Standard Life: For Vodafone and Computershare, we now read Standard Life and Capita.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Having read your recent articles in The Irish Times relating to Standard Life’s return of value payment, I would appreciate your advice. I chose the c(...)

The average Standard Life shareholder has around 675 shares and will have a return of capital of around €675, so capital gains tax should not apply for most. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

I am entitled to a return of value (worth around €400) on Standard Life shares and need to elect whether it is taxed as income or capital gains. I wor(...)

Nama is aiming to redeem a cumulative 80%, or €24 billion, of its senior debt by the end of 2016 and hopes it will have redeemed all of its senior debt by the end of 2018.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has appointed the UK arm of global real estate group Cushman & Wakefield to provide corporate finance(...)

I have been informed Standard Life share dividends may, as an option, be received as a share reinvestment transaction rather than as a cash dividend. (...)

Then minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte with Liam Duggan, business development director of Capita Ireland, announcing details of Eircode, Ireland’s new national postcode system, earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Households will not have to change their address or face mandatory charges when the new postcode system is introduced next May, TDs and Senators have (...)

The sale of the group’s Irish pension and advisory business for €13.5 million  is expected to complete before the end of the year

Financial services group IFG, which sold its Irish pension administration and advisory businesses to Willis Ireland in August, has said it expects ful(...)

  S&P says Capita’s recent acquisition in  Britain  of Crown Mortgage Management would benefit the Irish business. Photograph:  Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Capita Asset Services in Ireland has been assigned a ranking by Standard & Poor’s as a primary, special and master servicer of commercial mortgag(...)

At some point next year, all 2.2 million individual addresses in the Republic will be assigned their own seven-digit post code – to be known as an Eir(...)