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Questions tagged [ireland]

This country tag is to be used for any question that is specific to or only relevant within Ireland.

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Is there a 1031 Exchange equivalent in Ireland?

I've recently been looking into buying real estate investments, & I've read about a 1031 Exchange in USA. Here is a definition I've found: Thanks to IRC Section 1031, a properly structured ...
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Taxes & Work Authorizations for US Citizen Working in US for Ireland-based Company

I'm applying to a remote job that is based in Ireland. I live in and would work from the US. One of the questions on the application made me pause: "Do you require visa sponsorship?" Obviously, I ...
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Reporting requirements for a US citizen inheriting money from a relative in Ireland

An uncle of mine passed away and I will receive a small amount of money shortly. The amount will be considerably less than the $100,000 amount of IRS form 3520 (albeit this is not a gift as such). ...
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Liability of Open Ended Investment Company in Ireland

As fas as I was able to find in web, there are three main company types in Ireland: Limited companies Unlimited companies Funds I need to know a liability of the shareholders of Open Ended ...
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New Car Insurance Quote versus Renewal

First of all forgive me if this is the incorrect section for this question, it seemed this section or the legal section was the most appropriate to me but please correct me if I'm wrong The situation:...
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US ETF as EU investor (Ireland)

At the start of this year the EU made it so we are unable to buy US domesticated ETFs in Europe. I'm located in Ireland and domiciled there for tax purposes. We have to pay a 41% exit tax every 8 ...
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How to get my money back from the Police?

On June last year I have attended a court case as a witness. I had to spend a lot of money on travelling and food because the case was in a different Country. I was asked by the Police officer that I ...
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What are the tax rates for an Ireland-based ltd for invoices to company in foreign countries

I'm currently working as an IT consultant in Italy (self-employed) but I'm thinking of moving to Ireland next year and open a ltd company there. I was trying to understand the tax rates and as per my ...
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Tax implications of international funds transfer with dual citizenship

I have Irish and US citizenship. Are there tax implications if I transfer funds from my US account to my Irish account? I worked in the US for 13 years, but now reside in Ireland.
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Can a Croatian citizen start a company in Ireland, to reduce income taxes?

I'm a software developer freelancer with Croatian citizenship, and I need to start a company in order to pay income tax. It's my understanding that my home country will incur 20-40% tax based on my ...
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Paying tax for freelance work while travelling

I'm currently employed full-time in Ireland in the software industry. I'm going travelling in South America in January and plan on doing some freelance work on the side. As tax in Ireland is taken ...
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Capital gains tax on stocks

I have what many here would regard an extremely basic (or even silly) question on capital gains tax (CGT) and stocks. I have an account with an online trading platform. Over the course of the year I ...
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U.S./Irish taxes on U.S. retirement account inherited from uncle?

I was just wondering if I could have some help on this. I live in Ireland and my uncle passed away 2014. He was a USA Green Card holder. He left myself and my sister between us $240,000 from his ...
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Exposure to Irish Housing Market

I have the majority of my savings in Swedish fonds, with the rest in Global or European (non-Euro) fonds. Current value = €50k. I also own property in Stockholm. Current value = €200k. I am 35 and ...
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Dual Citizen considering tax implications of working in second country of citizenship

I am a resident of Canada, and am also an Irish citizen. Recently, I've been considering moving to Ireland (for ~6 months, not forever). During this time, I would either try to get hired on by a local ...
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How to select a service to use to begin making investments?

I'm looking to make a small investment in stocks. I like the idea of ETF's and since I'm based in Ireland I'm considering using Davy : http://www.davyselect.ie/our-services/self-invest.html Is this ...
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Which tax year does a bonus fall under in Ireland?

Based on my work in 2012, my company pays me a bonus in January 2013. Should the bonus be taxed as part of 2012 income, or part of 2013 income?
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When does Irish Stamp Duty apply for UK investors buying Ireland domiciled shares?

Let us assume I am a UK resident with a UK-based trading account, considering to buy Ireland domiciled ETF shares, such as VWRL. I am confused whether I will have to pay Irish Stamp Duty of 1% or ...
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What benefits are there to having a Pension (Retirement Account) In Ireland?

What benefits are there to having a retirement account called a "pension" in Ireland, as opposed to simply making investments of one kind or another for the same purpose? I am not really asking about ...
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Should I ask for an offer for my Irish tracker mortgage?

I currently have a tracker mortgage and have heard that mortgage providers are offering good incentives to move to a different type of mortgage. My questions are, Should I go to my provider and ...
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What are prize bonds? Are prize bonds a good investment?

What are prize bonds? Are prize bonds a good investment?