Quite like the Standard Life situation, those shareholders who received their money from Equitable Life as a lump sum will have it treated as capital and, following the Revenue’s determination, free from tax

Has the matter of liability to tax on payments at Equitable Life been settled? Mr G.R., email It has and we reported on it back in March when the Iris(...)

 Mairéad McGuinness MEP, who led the campaign for Irish customers of Equitable Life to be included in the UK government compensation scheme.  Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish Equitable Life policyholders who have been waiting 15 years for compensation may face a tax bill on the payout agreed by the UK government.Reven(...)

I recall reading, sometime last year, that a substantial amount was being paid to Irish residents from the British government’s £1.5 billion compensat(...)

British chancellor George Osborne: “We are doing this because it is simply the right thing to do.” Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters

The British government is to extend compensation payments to Irish Equitable Life policyholders who took out pensions prior to(...)