Ian Guider: Pension crunch is coming as the state struggles to pay the bills
The government needs to find new sources of cash, and the generous tax treatment of high earners with lucrative pensions might be one area to reconsider
We are a month away from Budget 2022, and the unprecedented demands on government spending show no sign of abating, with state spending on health and housing at record levels.
Last year, Ireland posted a deficit of almost €19 billion. So far this year, the state is in the red to the tune of €6.6 billion. We’ve borrowed €16 billion on the bond market this year, and most of it was needed to fund day-to-day spending....
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Tom Maguire: Debra might prove to be a very good friend to start-ups
With all the changes coming down the line, the introduction of CGT losses for EIIS companies and addressing the tax treatment of debt vis-à-vis equity when financing would be a help to start-ups
The corporate tax crunch: Ireland may be forced to take the leap
As matters come to a head on the proposed OECD global tax reforms, will Ireland’s hand be forced, or can Paschal Donohoe negotiate a softer landing for the economy?
Editorial: Our corporate tax rate is not the main issue for foreign investers
Foreign direct investment is here for the long term regardless of our tax rates
Government prepares to concede on corporate tax rate of 15 per cent
Officials want OECD to drop ‘at least’ 15 per cent phrasing from the tax reform deal, while the government has two weeks to make its decision on whether to back the reforms