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The lopsided boat of property investing

Peter McGahan
THERE are two counter arguments to investing: You should never have all your eggs in one basket, and diversification works for you as a stabiliser to your investment risk.

Tax relief on new plant and machinery

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I own a manufacturing business and am considering a significant investment in new equipment during this financial year.

Brexit and my income from investments

Peter McGahan
WHEN we asked our customers and readers what they would really like to know about Brexit, the vast majority responded that it would be great when it was finished, no matter what.

Last minute tax planning before the end of the tax year

Malachy McLernon
QUESTION: With the tax year end fast approaching, is there any last minute tax planning that I should be considering? ANSWER: With just over a week to go to the end of the UK income tax year on April 5, there is still time to undertake income and capital gains tax (CGT) planning to avail of any reliefs still unused.

How will Brexit affect my retirement pension?

Peter McGahan
BREXIT has divided families and communities, but one thing they are all agreed on while watching politicians over the last two weeks, is that it’s no more than a scene from the Muppet show.

The complexities of Entrepreneur's Relief

Janette Burns
QUESTION: I want to transfer some shares in my trading business to my sons while ensuring that all the shareholdings remain tax efficient if the company is sold in the future.

How to protect your business

Peter McGahan
FOLLOWING on from last week’s column, I spoke to a number of business people who were unaware how their business was protected and how to protect it.