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The Comptroller & Auditor General’s report says 140 high net worth individuals, or 42 per cent of the total, declared taxable income of less than €125,000 in 2015.

About 90 of the wealthiest people in the country pay income tax at a lower rate than the average taxpayer, according to a new report from the Comptrol(...)

In the North,with no government in Stormont and the uncertainties of Brexit, investment is going to remain depressed. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The interests of the North’s economy have hardly featured in the debate on Brexit. It has all come down to a political negotiation and, right now, a d(...)

Sterling has edged up over the last three weeks, gaining to under 89p against the euro now, compared to 91p in late August.

Get ready for the sterling roller coaster. The UK currency has gained some ground in recent weeks on reports that the UK and EU were making ground in (...)

The volatile nature of Ireland’s housing market is cause for caution

Are you feeling rich? New Central Bank figures this week showed Irish household wealth is, in total, higher than ever before. But this is yet another (...)

Getting ready for the PwC Irish Times Tax Summit: Liam Kavanagh, managing director of The Irish Times; Doone O’Doherty, tax partner at PwC; Joe Tynan, head of tax at PwC; and Ciarán Hancock, business editor at The Irish Times. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pascal Saint-Amans, a director at the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the PwC Irish Times(...)

Anthony Smurfit CEO (left) of Smurfit Kappa Group, and Liam O’Mahony, chairman, pictured at the company AGM in Dublin earlier this year.

Our lead story this morning concerns packaging giant Smurfit Kappa where a major shareholder that was a thorn in the side of management earlier this y(...)

You can bring in goods worth €430 from outside the EU but once imports go above this value, customs and VAT become payable. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How do you calculate the likely impact of Brexit for you, your job, your pocket and your prospects? Doing this with any accuracy is still very difficu(...)

Grandparents are a vital cog without which many families could not function or would really struggle.

It is hard to believe that anyone could take seriously the proposal from Shane Ross and his pals in the Independent Alliance that a €1,000 grant shoul(...)

The papers, published on Tuesday, examine the income levels at which earners enter the higher income tax rate in other countries, illustrating that the €34,550 level in Ireland is relatively low. File photograph: Getty Images

An increase in the income level at which earners become liable to the higher 40 per cent income tax rate, and more tax relief for the self-employed, n(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump depart after speaking to the news media in the Rose Garden of the White House

US markets rallied yesterday after the European Union agreed to concessions that appear to have averted a deepening trade war. At an unscheduled press(...)

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