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Manufacturing SMEs widen incentives in bid to attract key staff

Small and medium-size manufacturers in Connaught and Ulster rely on a greater mix of incentives to keep employees – including flexitime, pension schemes, and health insurance.

Monaco’s €2bn plan to stay relevant sees coastline grow

FIRST-TIME visitors to the Monte Carlo Casino for next weekend’s Grand Prix may not find the view they’re expecting.

Making money from bitcoin? Revenue has issued rules on paying taxes

Irish-based companies are not permitted to prepare their accounts in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and must convert crypto payments to staff into euro for tax purposes. A new Revenue Commissioners briefing document also makes clear that while trading in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, litecoin and ripple will not attract VAT, any gains made will be subject to capital gains tax.

Cashing in on the recovery of the property market

Earlier this week, David Ehrlich, the founding chief executive of the State’s biggest landlord, earned a €4.2 million profit selling his shares in the company to its largest investor, listed Canadian property firm Capreit.

Europe: Shares set to extend winning streak on oil surge, weak euro

[MILAN] European shares dipped in morning trading on Friday but were on course for eight straight weeks of gains, supported by a rally in energy shares and a weaker euro, which helped investors shrug off worries over political risk in Italy.

Seven steps you must follow in order to successfully navigate a Revenue audit

The receipt of a Revenue audit notification is a stressful event for most taxpayers. However, with careful preparation the worry and cost can be minimised. These seven steps set out what to consider in preparing for a Revenue audit.

Hundreds affected by mistakes in mortgage calculations

Hundreds of homeowners have had their monthly mortgage repayments calculated incorrectly by the largest credit servicing firm in the State.

Corporation tax volatility will lead to ‘inevitable fall’

The “wind is at our backs” in relation to corporation tax yield but “it cannot continue indefinitely”, the head of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned.

Keeping it in the family: how succession planning can protect the business and future generations

As the old saying goes, there are three certainties in life – change, death and taxes. And let’s face it, we don’t get up every morning looking forward to the middle one. Nor are you likely to see advertisements for funerals with special offers, a summer sale or promotions. A funeral is a distress purchase.

Rental home numbers slide as Airbnb hits Dublin market

The number of homes available for rent has steadily dropped, with fewer than 1,000 expected to be available in the capital by the end of the year, property website Daft.ie has warned.

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