The website of the Revenue Commissioners ground to a halt on Friday as thousands of taxpayers tried to access their records.  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

The website of the Revenue Commissioners ground to a halt on Friday as thousands of taxpayers tried to access their records to see if they had any tax(...)

A Stena ferry departing Holyhead for Dublin on January 1st. Stena is reviewing its Irish Sea schedules because of Brexit and Covid restrictions.  Photograph: Bloomberg

The largest Irish Sea ferry operator has cancelled 12 sailings over the coming five days due to travel restrictions, a post-Brexit decline in freight (...)

Revenue chairman Niall Cody: Work continued in 2020 despite pandemic disruption. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Rates of timely compliance with tax law fell only marginally in 2020 despite the “most extraordinary year” ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Re(...)

Revenue officials will not ask a customer to supply personal details over the phone, by text or email, said a Garda spokesman. File photograph: Getty

The public have been warned to be wary of a scam where criminals posing as Revenue officials contact unsuspecting people in order to obtain their bank(...)

Online shopping can lead to surprise additional tax charges before Revenue will release your goods. File photograph: Getty

Online shoppers buying goods from outside the European Union in the run-up to Christmas will likely face additional tax charges, the Revenue Commissio(...)

In Ireland you are allowed deduct expenses involved in the sale of the property from any gain before considering tax. Photograph: iStock

I am selling my apartment in Lithuania, which my father left me after he died. I want to transfer money to Ireland to my account. It is about €35,000.(...)

Failure to charge you would mean the tax authorities getting no charge on profits you made in the fund, and that was never going to happen

I have a Bonus Saver account with Irish Life worth about €4,500. Necessity has caused me to cash it in. I have now been informed that I will have to(...)

Many taxpayers are entirely unaware of what January might hold for their bank balances as a result of the pandemic unemployment payment  and the temporary wage subsidy schemes.

Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse, it looks like they might. Wage subsidies that were introduced earlier this year to help embattled emp(...)

With pressure on their finances and funding challenges on the back of Covid-19, it’s no surprise that out of the 31 local authorities across the Republic, 22 voted to increase rates for 2021

In terms of priorities, it’s fair to say that property tax is likely to be of minor concern to most in the midst of a pandemic. However, at a time whe(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe at a press conference in Government Buildings on Tuesday. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Covid and green issues were the issues that grabbed readers’ attention in Budget 2021 as was to be expected with both issues central to this year’s tw(...)

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