stamp duty

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Taxpayers’ desire for a fair and principles-based approach should be reflected in the proposals that emerge

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe faced many tough choices in framing Budget 2020. Ireland is in a period of deep uncertainty, with the looming Bre(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: severely constrained this October. File photograph: Alan Betson

With the shape of the UK’s departure from the European Union still unlikely to be determined by October 8th, this year’s budget looks to be distinctly(...)

‘I have agreed to buy his half. Am I   liable for stamp duty?’ Photograph: iStock

My brother and I have inherited a house between us left by our late father. My brother wants to sell the house but I don’t. Therefore, I have agreed t(...)

If this is a second house, you are facing a tax bill regardless of whom you sell it to – assuming it is not in negative equity

We would like some information on what is the most tax efficient way to sell our second home to our daughter. We built a new house and moved in 2010, (...)

We have been gifted a garden site valued under €310,000 and under one acre by my fiancée’s parents to build a house for us. Photograph: iStock

My fiancee and I live in the United Kingdom. We have been gifted a garden site valued under €310,000, and under one acre by my fiancee’s parents to bu(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe at RTÉ Radio 1 for Today with Sean O’Rourke. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Up to the early 1980s, the production of the budget was a major logistical exercise for the Department of Finance. Any change in the draft meant that (...)

Commercial stamp duty: the decision to triple it left readers scratching their heads. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Confusion about the new 6 per cent rate of stamp duty on commercial property transactions was the single biggest issue for readers in Wednesday’s Live(...)