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The tax system continues to conspire against Irish landlords

The regulations on residential properties are tough compared to those that apply to other areas

25th August, 2019
It is more tax-efficient to provide a home for an animal than a human issued its quarterly rental price report last week, highlighting yet again the shortage of rented residential accommodation.

In the context of the yields that are quoted in the property website’s report, that might seem an extraordinary finding. You can apparently get a yield of up to 12.5 per cent on a one-bedroom apartment in Dublin 17. So in this age of negative interest rates and faltering stocks, why aren’t people flooding into the...

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