Inheritance Tax

As a beneficiary in a will, you only pay inheritance tax if your benefit exceeds a certain amount. This is called the threshold. Any amount below the threshold is tax free. The amount of the threshold will vary depending on your relationship with the deceased. You will have to pay tax on any inheritance exceeding…Read More

What is the Credit Control Register?

The Central Credit Register (the Register) is the centralised system that collects and stores information about loans.  The Central Bank of Ireland operates the Register under the Credit Reporting Act, 2013.  The Register began to collect personal and credit information from lenders about consumer loans on the 30th June 2017.  This information is stored securely…Read More

The Rights of Relationships

Married couples Most people getting married look forward to the actual wedding day and setting up home together, but the couple may not be as aware of the different legal ways of getting married, how marriage will change your legal status, legal prerequisites for marriage, notification requirements, the registration of marriage and getting married abroad.