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EXCLUSIVE: €1,000 a year for the squeezed middle in budget giveaway

EXCLUSIVE: €1,000 a year for the squeezed middle in budget giveaway

Election row overshadows tax cuts and spending spree

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

Around €2.4 billion is spent on private medical insurance annually

Noonan must call time on endless crisis

Noonan must call time on endless crisis

Budget must introduce measures to address the housing crisis, and lay down markers for a sustainable property sector

Tax changes are an opportunity

Tax changes are an opportunity

In the new world order, we will be a model country in many regards when it comes to a tax system.

Central Bank rules blamed for sluggish house sales

Central Bank rules blamed for sluggish house sales

Patrick Honohan has said that the bank is “not dissatisfied” with the impact of its new mortgage lending rules

Our rental market needs to be regulated

Our rental market needs to be regulated

Rent regulation ought to be introduced to our housing market without delay. Here are seven good reasons why...

Departments clashing over building policy

Departments clashing over building policy

Glen Dimplex boss says Ireland is kicking the can on emissions targets

Throwing away all the hard work

Throwing away all the hard work

With the tax coffers overflowing, the government is set to repeat the same old mistakes and go on a spending splurge

New dawn or false dawn?

New dawn or false dawn?

Politicians are lauding Ireland’s recovery but small business owners across the country say the good times have yet to return

Citigroup warns giveaway budget  could be start of another bubble

Citigroup warns giveaway budget could be start of another bubble

Bank’s Europe expert say refusal to burn bondholders was ‘only reasonable call’

State to pay €67m fine for wrongly claimed farm grants

State to pay €67m fine for wrongly claimed farm grants

Satellite images show rocks, roads and clumps of trees had been wrongly included in grant claims

EXCLUSIVE: Bondholders to be hit as Anglo makes €150m tax settlement

EXCLUSIVE: Bondholders to be hit as Anglo makes €150m tax settlement

Failed bank to make largest ever tax settlement following Revenue probe

Further tax cuts will worsen inequality

Further tax cuts will worsen inequality

In his first column for the Sunday Business Post, UCD lecturer Julien Mercille calls for a new balance

Builders claim houses selling below cost

Builders claim houses selling below cost

Construction industry says a third of overheads go to exchequer

Watchdog: public sector pay may spiral without benchmarking

Watchdog: public sector pay may spiral without benchmarking

National Competitiveness Council warns unsustainable hikes could return in absence of wage setting