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The Tax Take: Vital Brexit decisions are now back on the long finger

The Tax Take: Vital Brexit decisions are now back on the long finger

Europe is left waiting as British civil servants find themselves in purdah and ministers go home to fight for their seats

A big date for your tax diary

A big date for your tax diary

Do you have a Revenue ruling dating back more than five years? Then mark June 30 on your calendar right now

Are we ready for the bank of Facebook?

Are we ready for the bank of Facebook?

While EU directives rarely engender excitement, the looming EU Payment Services Directive 2 could revolutionise banking

Cashing in on Airbnb

Cashing in on Airbnb

Airbnb has changed the face of the hospitality industry, but its popularity is such that it is also starting to adversely affect the housing market

Some taxing questions remain for Airbnb hosts

Some taxing questions remain for Airbnb hosts

Building a share portfolio: 'Bargain basement' buying can prove foolish

Building a share portfolio: 'Bargain basement' buying can prove foolish

We all know that there are a million and one reasons why ‘earnings guidance’ can go wrong – sometimes significantly so

Making investment work for you: How to start a share portfolio

Making investment work for you: How to start a share portfolio

So you’re becoming an investor . . . here are the top three things to avoid, writes Marc Westlake

Paul Sommerville: Building and managing an investment portfolio

Paul Sommerville: Building and managing an investment portfolio

While brokers do provide a service, they also incur fees. However, there is an alternative that will save you money – going it alone. Here, markets expert Paul Sommerville offers a DIY guide for the self-investor and reveals the pitfalls to avoid

Stock picking: how to get started

Stock picking: how to get started

Over the coming cycle, well-picked individual stocks are expected to be more fruitful than the index. Here are some tips for those thinking about stock investment

What Donald Trump’s greater America means for us

What Donald Trump’s greater America means for us

Trump is an unlikely standard-bearer for the economic policies espoused by Hugo Chávez, but he shows no sign of backing down

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

A decade after I met with Martin McGuinness to lobby for the introduction of a special corporation tax rate in the North, provision for the 12.5 per cent rate is on the statute books

Our jaundiced view of Donald Trump

Our jaundiced view of Donald Trump

Two months into the Trump presidency and Irish people don’t like what they see

Beyond PTSB: The greatest consumer financial rip-off ever

Beyond PTSB: The greatest consumer financial rip-off ever

Comment The tracker mortgage debacle has shattered customer trust in all banks, not just PTSB

Pensions Special: Start your pension now

Pensions Special: Start your pension now

If you plant the seeds of a pension plan now, over time it can grow and blossom into a flourishing retirement. Here are some key tips to get growing

Pensions Special: Who wants to work forever?

Pensions Special: Who wants to work forever?

When it comes to pensions, getting the investment balance right is key to everything