Taxing dilemmas – the tax code explained

I wish I could take credit for this, but I can’t.  It was e-mailed to me some time ago.  I don’t know from where it originated.  There has been a lot of speculation about the forthcoming budget in Ireland, about how 50% of the workforce don’t pay any tax, and how the Government can bring more…

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Stress testing of Irish banks

On Friday (23 July) all major banks in the European Union underwent a stress test.  The test was conducted by the Committee of European Bank Supervisors (CEBS) and was designed to measure the banks’ ability to withstand a double-dip recession and sovereign debt shock. In order to pass the test a bank was required to…

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