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‘We need to put in the effort to attract visitors and get out there to promote Ireland as a destination of choice. If we miss out now it will be harder to recover,’ says Sharon Higgins, Ibec’s director of member services.

Ibec has launched a campaign to support the recovery of Ireland’s experience economy as the State emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. According to I(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe (right) and Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath outside Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday, budget day. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

This week’s budget provided a huge “stimulus” to the economy of over €6 billion in additional expenditure, almost 2 per cent of GDP. However, the Depa(...)

The Minister has  extended a measure that he put in place in the 2017 Finance Act to encourage the consolidation of smaller farms

Measures to encourage the transfer of farms to the next generation and to promote the consolidation of farm holdings have been extended in the budget.(...)

Revenue has reminded business owners to tidy up any other tax affairs outstanding. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Businesses have been warned they will not be able to avail of special Covid-19 arrangements to “warehouse” debt to Revenue unless their tax affairs ar(...)

Photograph: Frank Miller

My husband and I bought a second house to rent out in 2006 which is worth less now than the purchase price. We owe €80,000 of a mortgage at 1.35 per c(...)

All these extra costs really add up and significantly increase your overall tax burden.

Every October the budget comes along and we eagerly await what impact the Minister for Finance’s pronouncements will have on our personal bottom line.(...)

An industry insider said the big question was “whether Revenue can get away with not enforcing” the ECJ ruling on insurers and VAT

It was something no one wanted to hear and so everyone stuck their heads in the sand. The unwelcome news was a judgment from the European Court of Jus(...)

 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(...)

Peter Robinson, leader of the DUP: it has declared itself to be a “low-tax party”. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Jobs, jobs, jobs, jobs and jobs: that sums up what the Alliance Party, the Democratic Unionist Party, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)and Sin(...)

Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay: using an offshore family trust, they bought Littlewoods in 2002 for more than £700 million. Photograph: Michael Stephens/AFP/Getty Images

The Barclay brothers, who have fought Irish investor Patrick McKillen for four years for (...)