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The Affordable Purchase Shared Equity scheme will be aimed predominantly at first-time buyers, although Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien recently said there will be ‘some exceptions’. Photograph: Alan Betson

With property prices remaining surprisingly resilient, albeit against a background of reduced supply, the introduction this year of a new affordable h(...)

Incentives for homebuyers in Ireland these days are aimed at first-time buyers. Photograph: Frank Miller

I have recently returned from living in the UK, where I was self-employed and have now taken up a PAYE full-time role in the Republic. I purchased a p(...)

 Card payment only signage at the Oliver Bonas store in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Has it happened to you yet? You’re in a shop, but realise you’ve forgotten your card, or your phone, or however you tend to pay these days. There’s a (...)

An expert has suggested that someone who received the average weekly payment of €280 on the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme could face a tax bill of some €1,167.

Thousands of workers who availed of State wage subsidies during 2020 will be informed next week by Revenue of any outstanding tax liability associated(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe pictured last year at a HBFI update. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The Department of Finance has embarked on a new consultation to assess whether or not there is adequate funding for the development of residential pro(...)

Residential landlords paid tax on only 63%  of their rental income in 2018 as they claimed total deductions of €1.14bn  that year

Residential landlords paid tax on only 63 per cent of their rental income in 2018, figures from Revenue show, as they claimed total deductions of €1.1(...)

A boarded up pub in Dublin’s city centre in March. The hospitality sector says it needs more financial support from the State if they are to survive an extended lockdown in the new year.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

As ministers prepare to announce fresh anti-virus restrictions for the hospitality sector, representatives of the industry say they will accept a long(...)

Credit unions are also obliged to place €10 of every €100 saved into a reserve fund under Central Bank regulations.

A Cork credit union is to become the first in Ireland to introduce charges on accepting member deposits, as the sector continues to grapple with the c(...)

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese has qualified for a tax exemption on earnings related to her memoir published earlier this year.

Former Irish president Mary McAleese, rock band Fontaines D.C. and actor Domhnall Gleeson were among the writers, musicians and artists awarded tax ex(...)

Eoin Burke-Kennedy reports on data provided by Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien showing how much local councils paid for social housing. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Local councils are paying private developers up to double what it costs them on average to build social housing units directly themselves, according t(...)

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