Search Results for 'Capital gains tax'

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Flow of private landlords from market to impact homelessness

In the recent Focus Ireland report on homelessness it was revealed that one of the primary reasons those experiencing homelessness left their last stable home was due to their landlord selling the property, given the divergence in the treatment for tax purposes of private landlords versus various fund investors in residential property, according to IPAV, the Institute of Professional Auctioneers & Valuers.

Let Coll & Co advise you on Fair Deal Scheme

FAIR OR UNFAIR DEAL SCHEME-WHEN IT MAY NOT MAKE FINANCIAL SENSE TO APPLY

Let Coll & Co advise you on financial implications of Fair Deal Scheme

Are you considering availing of The Fair Deal Scheme but worried about the tax and financial consequences on your savings and family home? Consider planning early.

Forestry: The often over-looked ‘safe investment’

Throughout the years there have been many so called “safe investments”. However, forestry seems to have been overlooked by many until now.

Forestry: The often over-looked ‘safe investment’

Throughout the years there have been many so called “safe investments”. However, forestry seems to have been overlooked by many until now.

A week of gains and losses, home and abroad

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

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.

Budget 2015

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Following Ireland’s exit from the EU/IMF recovery programme and in the context of projected GDP growth of 4.7 per cent for 2014 and 3.9 per cent for 2015, Ministers Noonan and Howlin announced their budgetary measures for 2015 which have been set out below. More detail will be included in the Finance Bill to be published later this month.

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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