There was good news for the self-employed in this month’s Budget; but maybe not as good as some had hoped. Yes, efforts were made to reach the goal(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan during the post-Budget press conference in Government Buildings last October. Changes in the Budget mean that as well as paying Dirt tax on sayings, people are now also required to pay PRSI. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

This June, the Revenue Commissioners will write to about 40,000 taxpayers requesting them to complete a Form 12 declaring any other income they may(...)