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# Exchequer Returns

This month
July 2024
Corporation tax boosts overall tax take for first half of 2024
This year
Paschal Donohoe 'not planning' to step down from Cabinet role, will contest general election
Jim McGuinness returns from a decade of wilderness in soccer
Ten seasons after he said goodbye to Gaelic football, Jim McGuinness returns. The GAA world is intrigued to see what happens next.
Last year
Corporation tax receipts fall to €1.8 billion in September, exchequer returns show
All time
Bumper €5 billion worth of corporation tax collected in November as Donohoe urges caution
Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
ESB pays out €121.6 million in dividends to the Exchequer so far in 2022
Pandemic deficit erased as exchequer returns show €5 billion surplus
State's deficit drops by over €6 billion following conclusion of Covid-19 measures
Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks
Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
The Government has recorded its first budget surplus since 2006
State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016
Analysis: The Exchequer returns came out yesterday - but two figures are flattering the public finances
Victor Duggan
Hey Enda, the recovery kept on going...
Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service
It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax
You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax
"It's been a very good year for tax." So says Michael Noonan, he's not wrong:
The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
With 12 days until the Budget, here's how the numbers are shaping up
2014 tax take €466 million ahead of target, spending below projections
Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax
Irish deficit now at €1.7 billion
Exchequer figures shows income taxes up €607 million
VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row
Budget adjustment will be ‘somewhat less’ than €3.1 billion – Noonan
Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published
Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target
Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July
Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets
State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected
The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS
Three of the 'big four' tax heads fell short of expectations in April