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Attractive Investment for Farmers & Non-Farmers – Finance Bill 2012

Declan McEvoy A.I.T.I., T.E.P., Senior Tax Consultant, IFAC Accountants

The recently published Finance Bill sets out the proposed legal wording to give effect to the 2012 Budget. There will of course be some amendments to the Bill as it makes its journey through both houses of the Oireachtas.

Tax changes outlined in the 2012 Finance Bill should make agricultural land more attractive as an investment …

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Land as an Investment – Tax Changes Will Increase The Potential

Declan McEvoy A.I.T.I., T.E.P., Senior Tax Consultant, IFAC Accountants

Last week’s Country Property section of the “Journal” stated that anecdotal evidence suggests that cash rich individuals have stood on the fence over the past few years in anticipation that the price of land would fall further but the uncertainty of the euro coupled with the instability of leaving large volumes of money on deposit, has …

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The Budget & Farm Transfer Taxes/PRSI

Ben Fogarty, Branch Manager, IFAC Accountants, Kilkenny

Considering the exceptional times in which we live the Budget paid some recognition to the role the farming industry can play in restoring the Irish economy, boosting exports and increasing employment. Both the IFA and Macra Na Feirme deserve credit for the manner in which they presented the farming viewpoint in pre-Budget lobbying. The reduction in the stamp …

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