Plans to further strengthen the commercial property sector — through the introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), which allow for investors to finance property investment in return for attractive yields and special tax considerations — have been widely welcomed as one of the main positives from yesterday’s budget proposals.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2012
Oil supply anxiety is going to keep energy costs high for the foreseeable future with a strengthening euro the only possible cushion for the Irish consumer against higher petrol, diesel, home heating oil, and gas and electricity prices in the months ahead.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
THE Government is proposing a phased reduction in pension-related reliefs and tax breaks over the course of the next four years, in order to raise €700m in savings, something which has already been criticised as paving the way for a wholesale reduction in people making pension contributions in the future.
Thu, 25 Nov, 2010