income tax

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 The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe:  has  signalled no negative impact on personal taxation, even in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph:  Alan Betson / The Irish Times

We’ve seen many changes to our personal tax burden over the past 10 years, tracing the shape of the economy; from a relatively lighter load back in 20(...)

The Taoiseach’s pledge to raise the threshold at which the higher-rate income tax applies to €50,000 will cost €2.3 billion.

The Government’s pledge to raise the threshold at which the higher-rate income tax applies to €50,000 will cost €2.3 billion, according to the Departm(...)

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(...)

If you have opted for a life-wrapped investment product, there is nothing to be done, as the life company computes the taxes and passes them on to Revenue on your behalf.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

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We are now in the final straight for Budget 2018, shortly Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will walk into Leinster House with a briefcase to deliv(...)

The question persists, however, as to whether more people should be brought into the income taxation system. Photograph: Getty Images

It is a figure that might surprise, but some 920,700 people will be exempt from paying income tax in 2017. And no, these figures do not refer to tho(...)

Buying a house: just because the minimum requirement is 70 per cent does not mean you must borrow only 70 per cent. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

I’m wondering how this grant should help people to buy a first house. The biggest issue is to save the 10 per cent deposit on the house up to a certai(...)

The average Standard Life shareholder has around 675 shares and will have a return of capital of around €675, so capital gains tax should not apply for most. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

I am entitled to a return of value (worth around €400) on Standard Life shares and need to elect whether it is taxed as income or capital gains. I wor(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan greets his Finnish counterpart Jutta Urpilainen (left) during a European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels last night. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has reiterated the Government’s intention to cut income tax in this year’s budget, arguing that it would be(...)

I have just 481 Vodafone shares and wish to sell. I am wading through forms. I have signed blue and yellow, not clear about white. Can you help? I ass(...)