‘My father-in-law has offered to sell an investment property to my wife and I for €300k.  He paid €200k a number of years ago.’ Photograph: iStock

My father-in-law has offered to sell an investment property to my wife and I for €300k. The current market value for this house is approximately €350k(...)

The rules on capital gains exempt a principal private residence – i.e. your main home – from consideration. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

I purchased an apartment in 2016 and lived in it as my principal private residence for one year. During that year it increased in value by about €50,0(...)

Having sold off its US business unexpectedly, Greencore has decided to return to shareholders £509 million (about €580 million) of the €93 million it got in that deal.

I am a small Greencore holder dating back to post Irish Sugar privatisation in December 1991. I find the current offer very confusing and much of the (...)

Greencore  is asking shareholders to either accept or reject a tender offer for their shares. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

I would appreciate any clarification you can provide on the Greencore tender offer. I understood that when Greencore sold its US business, it announce(...)

Ultimately, the valuation date is the date when the value of the property and assets is established.

We are in the process of concluding an estate. The beneficiaries are five siblings. One of these is not an issue: the remaining four inherit the proce(...)

Capital gains is a self-assessed tax – the Revenue relies on you being honest in submitting your claims and liabilities.

I bought a property as a first-time buyer for my private principal residence about 10 years ago. The purchase price was €260,000 and its value is now (...)

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, (...)

The relief from capital gains of the sale of someone’s principal private residence is one of the best known tax reliefs

I have a query for you. My brother lived in his family home up until he divorced his wife. He went back to live with his parents, and stayed there for(...)

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(...)

Senior officials have raised the prospect of abolishing relief on family homes from capital gains tax when they are sold. Photograph: iStock

Senior officials have raised the prospect of abolishing relief on family homes from capital gains tax when they are sold. The measure is one of a num(...)

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