Category Archives: Taxation

What about small time landlords?

With less than 1 per cent of tenancies resulting in formal complaints, why are landlords seen as the ‘bad guys’? When it comes to landlords, the most common assumption is that if he/she is a small-time landlord, he/she will not do a good job of managing a property. The Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) doesn’t provide […]

A flat line that bodes well for property

(this article is taken from Karl Deeter’s original article in the Sunday Business Post 4th September 2016) Property prices are on an upward spiral, and no one, including the government, can stop them An explanation is not an endorsement, so the cries of ‘unfair’ when I try to explain that there is a very high […]

The high rents that Jack built

This article originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post on the 24th of January. Jacking up rents quickly is a process that can’t occur now since new legislation was pushed through last December. But the question is: who jacks up rents and why? Empirically, the market is full of amateur landlords, but are they the […]

It isn’t too early to file a form 11

You can file your 2014 income tax return at any time after the 1st of January 2015. This can be done via an accountant who will likely use ROS (the Revenue Online Service), or you can do it yourself at the website by using PAYE anytime. People often leave their tax returns until the […]

Tonight with Vincent Browne: Budget night 2015

This is Karl Deeter’s contribution to the Vincent Browne show on TV3 the night of Budget 2015.

Buy in haste and repent at leisure…

This article originally appeared in the Sunday Business Post’s new property supplement on the 5th of October 2014. A vibrant economy must house all people, not just those who aspire to holding a deed in their hand. In late 2013, I was tasked with bidding on a few derelict properties; one had an enforcement order […]

TV3 Karl Deeter talking about Car Finance, Energy and Property Tax

The Insider – how to get tax relief on life insurance

Taken from our regular appearances on TV3’s ‘The Morning Show’

The Insider – TV3 personal finance on The Morning Show

This week we talked about the information that banks have and how they use it to sell you product. We stress getting independent advice and not buying directly from banks, or at least shopping around before doing so.

TV3 Morning Show -The working poor…

On this segment we discussed the ‘working poor’ and how it occurs due to taxation, wage cuts, debt and rising costs.