Category Archives: irish property

Mortgage Interest Relief 2023

Money

I know Mortgage Interest Relief isn’t the most exciting topic in the world. But would an extra €1,250 in your pocket excite you? Most of the tax changes in the recent budget apply from 1 January 2024. Not mortgage interest relief though. It applies for 2023. We’ll take a closer look at What it is

Transfer a Site to a Child

Man cutting grass around his house

We’ll look at what’s involved tax-wise on the transfer of a site to a child. The idea for this came from a meeting I had with the Falcones during the week. John Falcone is the dad. Bridget Falcone is the mother and owns the land. Molly Falcone is the daughter. Points to cover will include

Property Purchase in Trust

Property Purchase in Trust

I had a meeting on Monday that involved a property purchase in trust for a child. This isn’t something we would see often so I needed to do some prep and get more information. It turned out to be a very interesting meeting and has me doing some head scratching since. We will look at

Buying Commercial Property in a Company – 5 Tax Tips

Commercial Property

We look at 5 Tax tips when buying commercial property in a company. It can make good investment sense. But you should know what you are getting into. The taxes we focus on are Stamp Duty Vat Tax rate & surcharge Pay a dividend Selling the property Dick Jagger arranges to meet you. I can’t

Agricultural Relief – Tips and Traps

Golf course with bunkers

Last week we looked at the basics of agricultural relief. This week we are going to look at some tips and traps when it comes to agricultural relief. The main ones are Meeting the farmer test Preparing to meet the test Deductions for liabilities Trees Clawback Better than Business Property Relief Meeting the farmer test

Capital Gains Tax Tips

Last week we looked back on some funny and embarrassing moments in our working years. In case you missed it see here. This week we will look at some Capital Gains Tax tips for 2022. We will look at: Background Calculation Deductions Personal Exemption Losses Payment Dates Background Capital Gains Tax [CGT] came into Ireland

Vacant Property In My Company – What are my options?

Hello there from a very calm Tramore. Looking out the window here all I can see are young lads heading to school. There are plenty of scooters. Push ones for the smaller ones and all have one thing in common. Schoolbags that are too heavy for the bodies that are carrying them. Lads look like

CGT Offset Against Gift Tax

What a fantastic day out there. Even the seagulls have a spring in their step with the warm sunshine and full bellies. Last week we looked at securing Income Tax refunds and how you can go back four years. In case you missed it click here This week we are going to look at a

Top Tax Tips – Renting Out Property- Part 2

There’s a spring in the step of the Tramore seagulls this morning. They have heard about the abolition of the inter county travel ban. More people equals more food. Happy days. Hair will get back to normal in two weeks and we will be more beautiful again. Bouncers that worked in pubs could get a

Top 10 tax tip for renting property in Ireland – Part 1

Greetings from Tramore. Another very promising day here. The washing is on the line, the Super League is dead in the water. Jose Mourinho is gone from Spurs. Another big payoff! I only found out about that on Tuesday night given the furore over the Super League. Greed and avarice took hold of the 12