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If there is any tax owing at the end of the year, Revenue  will  collect this by  adjusting your tax credits.

Who is entitled to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment? The payment, which is a flat rate lump sum of €350 a week, is paid to anyone who has lost their(...)

Micheál Martin has revisited the  pensions issue which became a hot election topic. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

If there’s one thing Ireland Inc will need in any new government, it is pragmatism. With €20 billion odd required to help tide the State and its work(...)

Reform of pensions has been excruciatingly slow for decades – perhaps because those in power and in the public service are best catered for in this area. Photograph: Getty Images

In just one week Ireland’s political classes have shredded the limited reform of what promises to become an unaffordable State pension system. In doin(...)

The pensions system is clearly inequitable and needs reform, but playing auction politics is not the answer. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pensions have become the surprise general election issue. But surprising perhaps only because they so rarely feature in elections. For the past six y(...)

Measures put in place by the State ensure that retiring public servants are not affected by the pension gap

*A pensions consultant has highlighted the inequity in the pensions system which sees public sector workers who retire before the State pension age pa(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe said private sector employers would be ‘encouraged’ to allow staff work beyond 65.

If pensions are making the radar of core issues in a general election, politicians have only themselves to blame. All parties report that canvassers (...)

Pensions have blown up as an election issue over the weekend. Photograph: iStock

Pensions have blown up as an election issue over the weekend, with parties scrambling to address voter concerns about being left in limbo – denied acc(...)

A new system of calculating eligibility for the State pension is due to come in over the next couple of years. Photograph:  Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

I am intending to move to Ireland in 2020 and have previously never worked in the Republic of Ireland. On initiation of employment in Ireland, would(...)

Only six in 10 Irish workers have some form of private pension savings, according to new data published by the Central Statistics Office

Only six in 10 Irish workers have some form of private pension savings, according to new data published by the Central Statistics Office. The report(...)

 Regina Doherty: she wants to reform what she  has called an “unfair” way of assessing eligibility for the State pension

Facing reality is a key message in the pensions business. Too many workers put off a decision to save for retirement until it is far too late or they (...)

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