At a glance: mining duties, royalties and taxes in Ireland – Lexology

Duties, royalties and taxes Duties, royalties and taxes payable by private parties What duties, royalties and taxes are payable by private parties carrying on mining activities? Are these revenue-based or profit-based? Mining companies are liable to pay corporation tax of 25 per cent on mining activities (namely, extracting the ore from the ground). The Minister

Energy groups snub bank switch hearing; rent control woes; and Wall St takes a hammering – The Irish Times

Energy companies have been accused of snubbing Oireachtas hearings looking at how best hundreds of thousands of bank customers can move their direct debits painlessly to new banks as Ulster Bank and KBC exit the Irish market. Joe Brennan reports that committee chairman John McGuinness has given some of the State’s largest utilities a public

'Seven years ago I bought a flat… now I have 70': landlords reveal how they built buy-to-let empires – The Telegraph

As rents rise and tenant demand soars, a new generation of buy-to-let landlords is being tempted into the fray. Some 275,600 buy-to-let mortgages were taken out in the year to February, according to UK Finance, the bankers’ trade body. This was the highest number since 2016. During the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s buy-to-let was seen

New rental measures announced for welfare recipients –

People receiving Social Welfare payments will be able to earn rent of up to €14,000 a year without their means-tested allowances being affected, under changes set to be announced today. Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys has received Cabinet backing for the move, which she hopes will free up rooms for tenants across the country.

Change to social welfare to help recipients house Ukrainian refugees –

Changes to social welfare legislation will be introduced to make it easier for people to offer accommodation to Ukrainian refugees. he measures are not solely aimed at housing Ukrainians, and will also allow people on certain social welfare payments to rent rooms in their homes to anyone seeking accommodation. The move will mean people on

Touch down at €3.3m Airport Park investment in Cork for good returns – Irish Examiner

You couldn’t build it for the price — that’s one of the sale pitches for a suburban Cork office building with a €3.3m price tag, with scope to boost its existing rent roll too. Up for sale in the Cork Airport Business Park is Building 4700, a modern block of 24,000 sq ft, and which

Welfare recipients to be allowed to earn €14,000 a year renting out a room – The Irish Times

Social welfare recipients can rent a room in their house up to a value of €14,000 a year without affecting their payments, under new Government measures aimed at easing the accommodation crisis. Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys is to bring forward new measures to free up accommodation both for the domestic housing crisis but

'Discriminatory' rent laws favour overseas funds over private landlords – Business Post

Property owners’ lobby group told politicians Reits should be subject to a flat 25% tax to level the playing field in the rental sector Landlords are being ‘unfairly blamed’ for the shortage of rental accommodation, the Irish Property Owners’ Association has said. Picture: Getty Real estate investment trusts (Reits) should be subject to a flat

Next national pay agreement must prioritise the cost of living crisis facing Irish workers – Fórsa –

Ireland’s second biggest trade union, Fórsa, is poised to demand pay increases greater than the rate of inflation in any new social partnership deal after members warned workers faced an alarming inflationary assault on their standard of living. ne Fórsa branch is now demanding a 30pc pay increase in year one of any new national

‘€600 to share a bed in Dublin with a stranger for 6 weeks’ –

The startling 9% rent increase figure was revealed in the Residential Tenancies Board’s (RTB) quarterly Rent Index report for the October to December period of 2021 (Q4 2021). It found that new rents nationally increased by 9% in the last quarter of 2021, from €1,298 in the last quarter of 2020, to €1,415 for the