Query: My husband, daughter and I live with my elderly parents in my parents’ primary residence. We have lived here for 18 months and I do not own any other properties. Can I inherit my parents’ primary residence tax-free in 18 months (that is, after three years of us living here) while my parents are […]
Brexit is the dominant issue of our time for businesses in the UK and in the European Union. We provide our client companies with a range of services to ensure that their interests are protected regardless of the outcome of the negotiations with the EU and the decision of the UK parliament.
Since June 2016 our advisory team has […]
A total of €482m has been paid by households in Local Property Tax to Revenue for 2018.
This includes about €2m in household charge arrears.
Revenue also reported a high compliance rate of 97%, which is in line with previous years.
Today’s figures from Revenue show that Carlow was the most compliant county when it came to paying […]
The Government has launched an initiative to help returning emigrants start and develop businesses in Ireland.
The ‘Back for Business’ entrepreneur mentoring programme, which is being funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, runs over six months.
It is designed for recently returned emigrants who have lived abroad for at least a year and have […]
Almost one in two people are concerned that they are financially unprepared for retirement, according to a savings and investment index from the Bank of Ireland and the Economic and Social Research Institute.
The Retirement Optimism reading dropped sharply to 99 in November from 105 in September.
It is part of an overall Savings and Investment index […]
Query: I left my former employer two years ago after working there for almost 20 years. I have an entitlement to a pension from that company’s defined benefit (DB) pension scheme. I have received a letter from my former employer, offering me an ‘enhanced transfer value’. Should I transfer my benefit entitlement out of that […]
Ten years on from the global financial crisis is a good opportunity for investors to reflect on what we’ve learned from this seismic event.
Lesson 1: Minsky was right
Hyman Minsky’s financial-instability hypothesis examined how long stretches of prosperity have tended to sow the seeds of the next crisis.
In good times, market participants become inattentive to assessing, […]
You could face stiff penalties over money earned on the side, or from Airbnb, unless you pay tax owed on those earnings in time, writes Louise McBride
This year’s tax return deadline is fast approaching – and if you’re one of those who thinks that tax returns have absolutely nothing to do with you, check that […]
THE Government’s new Finance Bill has confirmed a €50,000 increase in maximum value of share options that can be granted under its Key Employee Engagement Programme (KEEP), to €300,000 in any period.
It had previously been subject to a limit applied in a consecutive three-year period. The scheme, introduced a year ago, was intended to help […]
More than half of companies led by women have no external funding at all, compared with 30pc of male-led businesses – and three times as many female business leaders regard access to capital as their biggest challenge.
The results are from EY’s Global Growth Barometer, based on a survey of 2,766 senior business leaders.
In the report, […]