Brian Keegan

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The move means that entrepreneurs should find it easier to qualify for the Capital Gains Tax Entrepreneur Relief, which gives a reduced rate of CGT of 10 per cent.

Entrepreneurs who sell all, or part of their businesses, should find it easier to access a lower rate of tax on any gains they make as part of the dis(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s stimulus package does not “go far enough to prevent firms from folding”, a former secretary general of the Department of Finance, Joh(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Business leaders have cautiously welcomed  stimulus package. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Business leaders gave a generally cautious welcome to the Government’s stimulus package, which includes more than 50 measures designed to reboot econo(...)

Apple’s Hollyhill campus in Cork: EU court decision ‘should curtail EU commission posturing on State aid’, Chartered Accountants Ireland said. Photograph: David Creedon/Anzenberger

Industry groups welcomed the ruling in the EU’s second-highest court that Ireland did not give illicit State aid to technology giant Apple. But concer(...)

More than 150 categories of employee, many of them working in the services and health sectors, automatically receive a modest tax deduction to reflect costs incurred to do their job.

A Revenue Commissioners review of employees’ entitlement to claim flat-rate expenses could effectively cancel out the benefit of Budget 2019 for thou(...)

Central Bank  governor Philip Lane: he hinted it might be possible to tie a SSIA-type scheme  to a metric like unemployment. Photograph: Getty Images

One of the caveats Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane tied to his idea for another Special Savings Incentive Account (SSIA)-type scheme was (...)

Squeezed middle: are those likely to do best out of Budget 2019 the  middle-income earners? Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Can the so-called squeezed middle expect any significant “unsqueezing” in Budget 2019? Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has promised they will ben(...)

Taxing times: US president Donald Trump may have delivered a huge Christmas gift to corporate America. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump specifically called out Ireland as a location to which “American” jobs had moved in the debate over the new US tax Bill. The(...)

Accounting Technicians Ireland president Dargan FitzGerald with Emer Duffy, lead sales manager, Sage, at the launch of ATI’s annual conference 2017, The Next Frontier. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

MONDAY Results: Kainos. Indicators: German consumer confidence (Dec); US new home sales (Oct). TUESDAY Results: Cranswick, Falcon Oil & Ga(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond with prime minister Theresa May after he presented his budget statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Moves in the British budget to seek a bigger tax contribution from major digital companies underline the battle facing Ireland from international deve(...)

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