FINANCE

Last chance to maximise your tax reliefs as deadlines loom

Tomorrow, October 31, marks the deadline for filing income tax returns for 2013, but as with previous years, Revenue grant an extension to filing tax returns in the case of individuals who both pay the appropriate tax and file their return online using Revenue’s ROS system.

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Where there is a will, there is a way forward

There have been more farm-related deaths in Ireland this year than in 2013.

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Budget measures enhance leasing over conacre schemes

Now that the dust has settled on last week’s budget, we can better evaluate the impact on farming.

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I have loan approval to expand farm. What’s next?

Solicitor Karen Walsh answers your legal questions and queries.

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Just another shift in annual policy to tax us once again

As usual there has been the annual “kite-flying” when it comes to our budgetary process.

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Betty is brown bread champ

Clonmel woman Betty Williams was crowned Ireland’s brown bread champion at the Ploughing Championships.

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Irish farmers paying more than fair share of bank interest

In terms of lending, farmers are generally seen by many banks as being in the cohort of lower risk customers.

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PRSI credits are crucial if you want social welfare benefits

Understanding how PRSI impacts you and your family is all too often neglected.

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IFA draws up its Budget wishlist

The IFA have forwarded their pre-Budget submission to the Department of Finance. It outlines how farmer income has fallen for cattle and sheep farming in the past 12 months, despite the increase in commodity prices in 2013.

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Farmers need budget tax reliefs and incentives in this, their hour of need

Pre-budget submissions are now being forwarded to the Department of Finance.

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