A wedding gift, by any reasonable interpretation, would seem to be a gift to both parties. Photograph: iStock

I recall that, in the past, you outlined the matter of a certain level of expenditure on a wedding gift being exempt from capital acquisitions tax (CA(...)

You can receive up to €30,150 from a lineal relative (grandparent, uncle/aunt or sibling) free of tax

I was given €20,000 by my grandfather about 10 years ago. It was put into my mother’s post office account for safe-keeping. I now have said €20,000 in(...)

The new PRSI regime on unearned income is certainly causing a lot of confusion

I am a retired teacher and will be 66 this year. I receive a pension based on my service of almost 40 ye(...)

You might be fed up with the impact of years of tax increases, but it is worth remembering that the Government is not content simply to take more off (...)

Two years ago I ceased paying contributions to a PRSA scheme. This decision was made on the back of a fairly significant salary cut that I suffered. F(...)

I am the holder of some equity shares and receive a copy of the annual report of the company. I like to peruse the report, particularly the highlighte(...)

Is there any definition of a gift for CAT purposes. For example, would a contribution by a parent to the cost of a son’s wedding be a gift for CAT pur(...)


I have been informed by the income tax office that I have to pay tax on maintenance from my ex-husband a(...)

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