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Tax take: Did you read the question?

Tax take: Did you read the question?

The European Commission’s latest plans for reform of company taxation are utterly wrong-headed

What do new mortgage rules mean for me?

What do new mortgage rules mean for me?

Clock is ticking for wealthy retirement savers

Clock is ticking for wealthy retirement savers

High-earning pension savers who have accumulated more than €2 million have until July 2 to apply for a tax exemption

Motor insurers pump up premiums

Motor insurers pump up premiums

Comment: Statistics show that the cost of motor insurance is on the rise and that this could be the beginning of an upward-only premium cycle.

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

A nudge is as good as a wink

Ask Emma: Two wheels tax-free

Ask Emma: Two wheels tax-free

How do we defuse the pensions minefield?

How do we defuse the pensions minefield?

People are putting off saving for retirement because the system seems complicated and arbitrary, and if we don’t sort it out, we’re in real trouble.

New mortgage rules – can trust be restored?

New mortgage rules – can trust be restored?

Comment: Do potential mortgage customers have faith that the market is functioning correctly in the post financial crisis environment?

New borrowers chase rule exemptions

New borrowers chase rule exemptions

Others offered a mortgage before the Central Bank’s new regime are desperate to find somewhere to buy before the offer runs out

Ask Emma: Financing the college years

Ask Emma: Financing the college years

Question: My son is sitting his Leaving Cert exams. He’s hoping to start college in September. I’ve been saving for his college expenses for the last few years, but I’m wondering if there are any tax reliefs or supports available to lessen the load?

Tax Take: Any chance of a raise?

Tax Take: Any chance of a raise?

Everyone deserves a fair wage, and tax cuts are the fairest way to boost income

Ask  Emma

Ask Emma

Can I avail of renovation tax incentives for my home?

The Tax Take

The Tax Take

Don’t expect any tax-related amendments to the Constitution – it suits the government just fine the way it is.

Decide on your attitude to risk

Decide on your attitude to risk

The most important question when considering investment is your tolerance for risk. So do you enjoy rollercoaster rides or Sunday afternoon drives.

Mortgage switching survey

Mortgage switching survey

90% of homeowners consider switching mortgage provider