12 10 2016
11 10 2016
IFA President Joe Healy said today’s Budget has responded positively to IFA’s farm income campaign over the last six months with significant measures on low-cost loans, increased funding for farm schemes, the reversal of cuts to Farm Assist and flexibility on income averaging to help deal with volatility.
20 10 2015
IFA WELCOMES REMOVAL OF HIGH EARNER RESTRICTION AND RETURN TO INCOME TAX FREE STATUS FOR FORESTRY INCOMEFarm Business & Credit, Forestry
IFA Farm Forestry Chairman, Michael Fleming has welcomed the removal of the Higher Earners Restriction and the return to an income tax free status for forestry income for farmers. He said this is a very positive development for the forest sector, and will allow farmers to manage harvesting operations more efficiently and not be limited by a tax threshold.
07 10 2015
IFA President Eddie Downey has said Budget decisions secured by the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney in the Budget next week will define the Government’s commitment to farming, and especially to farm families in vulnerable sectors and regions.