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Consumers still 'afraid to spend' in climate of uncertainty
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

Consumers still 'afraid to spend' in climate of uncertainty

Jul 28th 2014, 2:30 PM 4,521 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprise Association have hit out at a number of government policies impeding customer spending.

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy
# Earnings
# Earnings

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy

Mar 8th 2014, 6:06 PM 23,985 Views 82 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland said the move by Revenue may not be in the best interests of children.

ISME propose tax and social welfare amnesty for black market operators
# Black Market
# Black Market

ISME propose tax and social welfare amnesty for black market operators

Apr 17th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,101 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Small Firm and Medium Enterprises Association believes that the temporary amnesty would help individuals to legitimise their “hidden economy” tax/earnings status.

SFA warn of €6 billion cost of black economy, urge government action
# Black Economy
# Black Economy

SFA warn of €6 billion cost of black economy, urge government action

Apr 15th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,839 Views 34 Comments

The Small Firms Association is to meet with the Joint Oireachtas on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation tomorrow and outline measures which they believe will help tackle the issue.

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income
# Tax
# Tax

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income

Sep 19th 2012, 10:54 AM 8,299 Views 35 Comments

Taxback.com has urged construction workers and tradespeople to comply with Revenue obligations as the October tax return deadline approaches.

Construction companies experience growth of "black economy operations"
# Construction
# Construction

Construction companies experience growth of "black economy operations"

Aug 10th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,958 Views 12 Comments

Almost 40 per cent of construction workers have said they had to repair low-quality work done by such operators.

Booming black economy killing small business
# Black Economy
# Black Economy

Booming black economy killing small business

Jul 25th 2012, 12:41 PM 6,663 Views 68 Comments

Dramatic increase in black economy is costing the State €5 billion, says the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association.

Culture of nixers drives Ireland's black economy says ISME
# Nixers
# Nixers

Culture of nixers drives Ireland's black economy says ISME

Jun 27th 2011, 7:54 AM 1,357 Views 20 Comments

The body representing small and medium businesses says the state could be losing as much as €5 billion per year.

Workers turn down €15/hr to stay on benefits
# Black Economy
# Black Economy

Workers turn down €15/hr to stay on benefits

Nov 15th 2010, 1:27 PM 1,341 Views 0 Comments

The state’s business advisory reports that unemployed couples are better off on the Dole than taking part-time hours.