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Tax

Capital gains relief for farmers extended to stamp duty
The Government has agreed to extend capital gains tax relief for farmers to cover stamp duty, Fianna Fáil's Jackie Cahill has said.
By Peter McCann on 19 November 2017
Weekly podcast: climate tax, Dairylink farm walks and literacy
In this week's podcast, we hear from the Citizens' Assembly, a farm safety advisor who doesn't mince his words, Minister Creed on Brexit and Mercosur and find out about adult literacy courses.
By Thomas Hubert on 08 November 2017
Solicitors say transitional arrangements for the stamp duty rate increase risk of derailing a number of transactions, while 'consolidation' exemptions are still under discussion.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 November 2017
Both the Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil parliamentary parties have raised issues with the trebling of stamp duty on farmland sales in the budget. Thomas Hubert and Hannah Quinn Mulligan report.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 October 2017
Thomas Hubert, Hannah Quinn-Mulligan and Caitríona Morrissey examine they key farming measures in Budget 2018 and what they mean for farmers.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 October 2017
Thomas Hubert examines some of the items that were expected in the budget but did not materialise.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 October 2017
Government urged to give a tax incentive for long-term leasing of land.
By David Wright on 07 September 2017
In this weekend's Focus series, we look at the options for farmers on investing, saving on tax bill and how to plan for the future.
By Eoin Lowry on 17 August 2017
Aisling Meehan examines the options of leasing land on a long-term basis.
By Aisling Meehan on 17 August 2017
Declan McEvoy, head of tax with IFAC Accountants, looks at income averaging in times of income volatility.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
James Staines of Staines Law will be one of the speakers at the Energy in Agriculture conference, covering legal considerations concerning renewable energy developments.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
Paul Merriman outlines the pension options for farmers and their spouses.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
A Government report will suggest options for the tax applicable to farmers' land used to generate solar energy ahead of the next budget.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 July 2017
Making Tax Digital is perhaps the biggest ever change to the UK tax system, writes accountant Michael McAlister.
By Contributor on 06 July 2017
Michael McAlister from MCA Accountants looks at some recent budget changes that might affect farming families in NI.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
The Tax Appeals Commission is due to hear a test case regarding the Revenue Commissioners' controversial inclusion of patronage shares in taxable income.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 February 2017
Weekly podcast: tillage crisis fund, sheep protest and claiming tax back
In this week's podcast, we interview Commissioner Hogan, the coalition's reaction to the vote for a tillage crisis fund, discuss Brexit with a Co Cork farmer and share tips on claiming tax back.
By Thomas Hubert on 26 January 2017
‘No discrimination’ in Kerry Co-op shares taxation – Noonan
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has expressed his support for the Revenue Commissioners’ controversial approach in applying income tax to patronage shares received by Kerry suppliers in recent years.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 January 2017
The top 50 tax saving tips for farmers in 2017
As we enter into a new year, farmers should ask themselves “what can I claim when it comes to tax breaks or deductions and how do I reduce my tax bill in 2017?"
By Eoin Lowry on 19 January 2017
Declan McEvoy, head of Tax with IFAC looks at the options of how farmers can save on their tax bill in 2017
By Eoin Lowry on 19 January 2017
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