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Young mother loses four and a half stone and gains her life back

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Lynn (30) had struggled with her weight for years, and had tried every weight loss programme there is, but always ended up feeling humiliated, deprived, and heavier than before after quitting each time. This cycle left her feeling hopeless until she discovered Slimming World. She is now a totally new woman, both inside and out, after shedding a whopping 65lb in six months.

Business owners urged to appeal commercial rates

 

A week of gains and losses, home and abroad

Well, what a varied number of conversation items we have this week.

Councillors call special meeting to discuss Local Property Tax rate

A decision on the Local Property Tax rate for the county has been deferred until next Monday due to concerns about a shortfall in Galway County Council’s budget. At this week’s local authority meeting it was agreed that a special meeting will be held next week to discuss the matter.

Public must tell City Hall not to hike property tax rate in city

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The public must make their voices heard on the local property tax rate which is up for review next month, and tell City Hall that any increase in the current rate will not be tolerated.

Revenue available to make arrangement for flood victims

The Revenue department has announced that it is willing to make arrangements with both qualifying home and business owners in relation to certain taxes that are due shortly to them.

Gift and inheritance tax update

It was encouraging to hear the Minister for Finance announce in his recent Budget speech an increase in the tax free threshold on gifts or inheritances from parents to children. The threshold now stands at €280,000 (increase of €55,000) with effect from 14 October 2015.

Entrepreneurs – Time for a vote of confidence

arguably that prior Budgets have focused on tax measures to attract Foreign Direct Investment and that supportive tax measures for small businesses and entrepreneurs have received less attention. With the advent of improved technology, the option for Irish entrepreneurs to move their base outside of our shores is now a live one as many of them can easily conduct their business across borders. Therefore the need to encourage new entrepreneurs and support existing entrepreneurs is vital in ensuring the medium to long term health of the Irish economy.

Local property tax rate to remain unchanged next year, vote councillors

Galway city councillors have voted to retain the local property tax at its current rate for the coming year.

Investment property

I had planned to buy some agricultural land in 2006 but I did not proceed as the price of land at the time was excessive. I believe that prices are now at a reasonable level and I would now like to buy some agricultural land. I would like some advice on the likely taxes I may have to pay. I bought 10 acres of land several years ago and I paid very high stamp duty at a rate of 9 per cent, has this changed? Are there any other taxes I should be aware of, eg Capital Gains Tax?

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