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 Financial wellbeing: the priority for any person or couple must be to provide for themselves: Photograph: Getty

My husband and I are in our 80s. He inherited land from his sister. It is in his name. Our son is putting pressure on his 87-year-old father to hand o(...)

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.(...)

House prices in Britain have leapt to hit an all-time high. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

British house prices leaped to hit an all-time high in August, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Wednesday, adding to signs of a sharp rebound in the(...)

The term ‘agricultural property’ is fairly wide and includes actual land, farm buildings and farm houses, machinery and stock, alongside things like milk quotas and single farm payment entitlements

A lot of small family farms are rented out and the owner is working another job full time. In this case, the owners (my parents) are now in their 60s,(...)

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 (...)

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