Pensions, social security and taxation

Information on retirement, pensions, income tax, social security and taxation of benefits.

Irish Republic :: Retirement

In the Republic of Ireland, there is no fixed retirement age that applies to all employees …

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Irish Republic :: Pensions

State pension Individuals are entitled to receive the state pension when they reach the age of 66 provided they have made enough social security contributions …

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Irish Republic :: Income tax, social security and taxation of benefits

Income tax Who is liable? Income tax liability depends on residence, employment status and domicile …

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Irish Republic :: Defined benefit schemes

Section 48 of the Social Welfare and Pensions Act requires that existing pensions recipients and additional voluntary contributors to defined benefit schemes have the first claim on available funds, but administrators must protect preserved benefits payable in respect of deferred and active members, even if this requires pension payments to be frozen …

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