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Inheritance tax under the microscope
Matt Dempsey
In 2008, approximately €504,000 could be passed on tax-free between parents and children.
17 July 2024 World
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Russia, Australia, Brazil and USA.
10 July 2024 News
Zero tax on eco schemes sought by INHFA
All capital expenditure on measures such as the planting of trees or hedgerows should get a 100% tax write-off in year one.
ICMSA seeks farm income volatility tool in the Budget
The dairy farmer body also called for 70% grant aid for the construction of additional slurry storage between now and 2027.
10 July 2024 News
Irish government spending to top €105bn in 2025
There is little in the Summer Statement to indicate agriculture will be a priority in the coming budget.
10 July 2024 News
Emissions tax on its way for Denmark’s farmers
With New Zealand reversing its decision on a carbon tax for agriculture, Denmark is the first country in the world to have a start date for a carbon tax on farmers.
7 July 2024 News
Fine Gael reiterates plan to exempt farmers from residential zone land tax
Mayo TD Michael Ring said it is important to ensure that hard working farmers and their families are not penalised by a tax which was aimed at land hoarders.
6 July 2024 News
New Zealand scraps plan to tax farm emissions
Legislation will be introduced later this month to remove agriculture, animal processors and fertiliser companies from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
12 June 2024 News
Five farmers named on latest list of tax defaulters
Of these farmers, three are from Co Mayo and one each from Co Clare and Offaly, with a Co Waterford agricultural company also named.
11 June 2024 News
News podcast: VAT debacle, milk price alarm on nitrates and ash dieback woes
Listen now to get the latest on VAT claim backs, dairy sector nitrates warnings and the response ash dieback.
7 June 2024 Podcast
Taoiseach vows to exclude active farmland from zoned land tax
Taoiseach Simon Harris said that farmers whose land is being actively farmed will not face potential tax bills as a result of the residential zoned land tax.
5 June 2024 News
How to do a simple cashflow forecast
Aidan Brennan says cash is tight on many farms after 16 months of producing low-margin milk in poor weather conditions.
5 June 2024 Management