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Budget 2017: Another roll of the dice

Budget 2017: Another roll of the dice

Budget Day saw the government unveil its latest plan to tackle Ireland’s dysfunctional property market, but opinion is split on whether it will achieve its goals

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Budget 2017 special: ‘What’s in it for us?’

Everyone conveniently forgot that five years ago we were looking at swingeing tax increases

Budget 2017: The Brexit-shaped hole in the budget

Budget 2017: The Brexit-shaped hole in the budget

The government’s defence of its limp budget response to Brexit is that its impact is impossible to predict, but it must come up with a plan

Budget 2017: The missteps, the empty promises and policy flunks

Budget 2017: The missteps, the empty promises and policy flunks

There was something for everyone in Budget 2017, but few really benefited

Budget 2017: Brian Keegan’s five things to watch out for

Budget 2017: Brian Keegan’s five things to watch out for

This Tuesday is not expected to bring any major financial shocks we can expect some notable changes in Ireland’s fiscal landscape

Help us, help you

Help us, help you

We are ready to build but the numbers don’t add up, housebuilding firm insists

Bruton to seek CGT reduction for entrepreneurs

Bruton to seek CGT reduction for entrepreneurs

Business groups say many proprietors put off from selling firms due to 33 per cent rate of CGT

Irish  Water: chancing our arm won’t work any more

Irish Water: chancing our arm won’t work any more

Eurostat’s verdict on Irish Water, which exposed months of ministerial bluster, is a disaster for communities hoping for much-needed infrastructure to end sewage pollution

Market Talk - euro is vulnerable

Market Talk - euro is vulnerable

While Greece was tottering on the precipice last week, the markets remained surprisingly tranquil – but the euro is looking vulnerable

Politicians unfriendly to private investors

Politicians unfriendly to private investors

The most recent British budget highlights just how unfriendly our politicians are to private investors

Central Bank to investigate Irish Nationwide bosses

Central Bank to investigate Irish Nationwide bosses

Inheritance tax take soars

Inheritance tax take soars

The number of people paying inheritance tax has soared by 35 per cent since 2008, after the tax-free thresholds for those receiving an inheritance or gift were slashed in a series of austerity budgets.

Government set to unveil tax breaks for small firms

Government set to unveil tax breaks for small firms

Expert warns property market is returning to ‘bad old days’ of boom

Expert warns property market is returning to ‘bad old days’ of boom

l Rapid acceleration of commercial prices. People chasing too few sites with ‘crazy money’

Briefing: Greek philosophy is to cut deal as time runs out

Briefing: Greek philosophy is to cut deal as time runs out