“If you provide a home rent-free for your dependent parents, then, for the purposes of capital gains tax, it is considered to have the same status as your principal private residence.”

I bought a house in 1997, primarily so that my parents could retire and live there rent-free, though it was also my home for a time. After about six (...)

Revenue said it was aware of fraudulent emails and text messages purporting to come from its office.

Gardaí and Revenue have warned the public not to disclose bank account details over the phone following the discovery of a “vishing” scam, so called b(...)

As Revenue always responds better when people with debts approach it rather than the other way around, I would advise your siblings that they do so before any inheritance is otherwise spent. Photograph: iStock

If a house is sold upon a death and proceeds are left equally between five siblings, but two of the siblings have Revenue and property tax issues, doe(...)

Photograph: iStock.

Apart from €3,000 per year tax free, would a gift of €100,000 to my son today be added to let’s say €350,000 inherited by him on my death and be consi(...)

Revenue has reminded business owners to tidy up any other tax affairs outstanding. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Businesses have been warned they will not be able to avail of special Covid-19 arrangements to “warehouse” debt to Revenue unless their tax affairs ar(...)

The amendments come after widespread criticism of previous guidance from Revenue. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s reputation as a good place to do business has been bolstered by a Revenue U-turn on taxing foreign workers operating temporarily in the Stat(...)

Companies have just five days from the date of the letter to respond. Failure to do so will lead to the potential suspension of payments. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Tax authorities are contacting every employer who has availed of the Covid-19 temporary wage subsidy scheme as part of a compliance programme to ensur(...)

Assuming you are on a variable rate, there is absolutely nothing to stop you paying off the mortgage in full whenever it suits you

I currently have a mortgage outstanding with one of the top five banks in Ireland. I have been regularly saving over the last 10 years and I now have (...)

Perrigo claims it had a legitimate expectation that the sale of rights to multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri to Biogen would be treated as trading income not a capital gain

Drug company Perrigo is not a “sacrificial victim” of the Revenue Commissioners arising from a €1.6 billion tax assessment, and it has not been single(...)

Perrigo claims Revenue had no right to raise the assessment and Perrigo had a legitimate expectation it would not do so. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty

A €1.64 billion tax assessment raised on drug company Perrigo by the Revenue Commissioners involved a “very high level of unfairness” and came as a “s(...)

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