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Rural Independents’ Dáil motion on ‘axe the carbon tax’ fails
Noel Bardon
A motion brought forward by rural independent TDs that sought to abolish the carbon tax failed in its objective.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
NI farmers using spreadsheets for digital VAT
Since April 2019, most farm businesses have had to keep digital VAT records and submit returns to HMRC through a digital link.
22 April 2022 Opinion
Colm McCarthy: importance of energy security
Rather than the constant demand for extra public spending in rural Ireland, why not accept that better control on public spending is overdue.
Farmers should hang on to carbon – Moody
Jeremy Moody was addressing a spring conference held in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Employing staff in a contracting business - the legal aspects you need to know
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Mary McDonagh, head of HR and Payroll Services in IFAC, to talk about employing staff in an agricultural contracting business.
30 March 2022 Farm machinery
Land market keeps defying the odds
Looking at the margins in farming, the price of productive land makes no sense
15 March 2022 Opinion
10 farmers named on latest tax defaulters list
The farmers appeared on the list for a number of reasons ranging from misuse of green diesel to under-declaration of income tax.
8 March 2022 News
Cork farmer waiting nearly two years for over €200,000 in court costs
Cork farmer Allan Navratil has not received the payment for costs of his successful Vacant Site Levy case against two State agencies, a year and a half after they were awarded.
9 February 2022 News
NI roundup: Chestnutt bull sale, new QMS boss and hoggets rebound
News in-brief from across the farming and food sectors in Northern Ireland
2 February 2022 Northern Ireland
Colm McCarthy: will the end of the pandemic see traffic congestion return?
Too many employers provide free workplace parking, discouraging the use of walking, cycling and public transport.
31 January 2022 Viewpoints
Planning needed to minimise inheritance tax
Inheritance tax is payable on money and the value of assets that are owned by a person at the time of their death.
19 January 2022 News
Lowering your income tax bill for your farm business
Every farm business needs to look at investment plans, cash flow plans and financial plans to remain profitable. Tax is one of the necessary evils for those farming as a sole trader.