Reintroduction of excise duty to increase the price of green diesel
Gary Abbott
The phased reintroduction of excise duty on fuels will add an extra 3c/l to green diesel prices between now and 1 November, the first phase has come into effect, adding 1c/l.
24 May 2023 News
Land-leasing taxes on tillage group agenda
Land availability for tillage and tighter regulations around pesticide usage will also be up for discussion at next week's Food Vision 2030 tillage group meeting.
18 May 2023 News
Tax breaks 'could release 100,000 derelict homes' to the market
The new Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant Scheme is of no use unless property owners are incentivised to sell old houses, IPAV CEO Pat Davitt has said.
Taoiseach’s commitment to ‘fix’ land tax a move in right direction - IFA
The IFA has been lobbying for an exemption since the RZLT was mooted in the Finance Act in 2021.
17 May 2023 Community
Farm partnerships: ‘gradual transfer’ of land to next generation
Teagasc adviser Gordon Peppard explained the benefits of partnership agreements at the IFA’s recent farm succession information meetings. Barry Murphy reports.
17 May 2023 News
Grain growers slam dairy farmer tax break concerns
A row has emerged between dairy farmers and grain growers over proposals to bring in land leasing tax breaks which would benefit the tillage sector.
17 May 2023 News
IFA seeks to nail down land tax exemption
IFA president Tim Cullinan has written to Minister for Finance Michael McGrath calling on him to act on commitments made by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to rectify anomalies in the RZLT.
17 May 2023 News
ICMSA warn against changing land-leasing tax breaks
Targeting land-leasing tax breaks towards tillage farmers will have serious negative consequences for smaller dairy farmers, ICMSA claimed.
14 May 2023 News
News podcast: methane breed battles and tillage tax breaks
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
12 May 2023 News
Wills: ‘the way to navigate things is talking’
Agri solicitor Aisling Meehan advised farmers of the importance of communication in writing a will and how it is unfair to place too much expectation on a farm successor. Barry Murphy reports.
10 May 2023 News
Government accepts anomalies for farmland in zoned land tax - Taoiseach
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted “that anomalies have arisen in cases where somebody has sought a de-zoning” from the zoned land tax.
10 May 2023 News
IFA requests farmed land be removed from residential zoned land tax
The IFA is encouraging farmers to check the supplementary residential zoned land tax maps of their local county council to see if they have land added.
9 May 2023 News