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# Exchequer Returns

Last month
December 2022
# Exchequer Returns
Bumper €5 billion worth of corporation tax collected in November as Donohoe urges caution
A total of €77.5 billion has been collected by the Exchequer so far in 2022.
Last year
2022
# Exchequer Returns
Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
This is up €12 billion on the same period last year, according to the Department of Finance.
# dividends
ESB pays out €121.6 million in dividends to the Exchequer so far in 2022
A total of €179.4 million has been paid out by semi-state companies to the Exchequer so far this year.
# public finances
Pandemic deficit erased as exchequer returns show €5 billion surplus
The public finances have improved by €10.7 billion since the end of July last year.
# Exchequer Returns
State's deficit drops by over €6 billion following conclusion of Covid-19 measures
An Exchequer deficit of €1.1 billion was recorded at the end of April, compared with a deficit of €7.6 billion in the same period last year.
# State Finances
Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
That’s according to exchequer returns for December published by the Department of Finance this afternoon.
All time
# Exchequer Returns
Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks
Ireland’s budget deficit increased by nearly €4.2 billion in the first quarter of 2021.
# Exchequer Returns
Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
The figure compares to a deficit of €625m recorded in the same period last year.
# Surplus
Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.
# Tax Take
The Government has recorded its first budget surplus since 2006
The Exchequer received more than €55 billion last year.
# Exchequer Returns
State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.
# that's a good thing right
Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016
Corporation tax returns were a full €737 million higher than expected in 2016.
Voices
Analysis: The Exchequer returns came out yesterday - but two figures are flattering the public finances
Corporation tax and excise duties are making up for the relative weakness of Ireland’s other tax takes, writes Victor Duggan.
# bit too late
Hey Enda, the recovery kept on going...
New exchequer returns show 7.1% growth in tax returns on the same period as last year.
# Caught on mic
Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service
The two finance ministers were in top form today.
# On the up
It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.
# hello money
This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
The taxes are rollin’ in for Michael Noonan.
# Bargains
Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax
The Government took in almost €4.2 billion in tax last month.
# Exchequer Returns
You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax
The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.
# how are your sums?
"It's been a very good year for tax." So says Michael Noonan, he's not wrong:
Michael Noonan says it’s a reflection of more people being at work.
# Exchequer Returns
The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
Ticking along nicely.
# Exchequer Returns
With 12 days until the Budget, here's how the numbers are shaping up
The final exchequer returns before Budget 2015 have been released this evening.
# debt and taxes
2014 tax take €466 million ahead of target, spending below projections
The results are being hailed as evidence that no further cuts are needed in October’s budget.
# Oops
Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax
The department say that the overall level of tax collected remains unchanged.
# department of finace
Irish deficit now at €1.7 billion
VAT receipts are up 7.1 per cent to €2.1 billion.
# Returns
Exchequer figures shows income taxes up €607 million
The Social Welfare budget has an under spend of €182 million, while the Health budget is over.
# Exchequer Returns
VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row
All four of the big tax heads were down last month though
# Budget 2014
Budget adjustment will be ‘somewhat less’ than €3.1 billion – Noonan
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that it’s too early to give any further details on the exact figure.
# Budget 2014
Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published
The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…
# Exchequer Returns
Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target
But the deficit for the first eight months of this year was over €4 billion less than it was in the first eight months of 2012.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.
# Exchequer Returns
Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July
The €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life held a exchequer surplus last month of €1.43 billion as tax take in July was lower than predictions.
# Exchequer Returns
Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets
The Department of Finance said the tax profile is helped by the collection of €126 million in Property Tax receipts.
# Exchequer Returns
State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected
Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Tax Takes
Three of the 'big four' tax heads fell short of expectations in April
A total of €21 million in local property tax was collected during April.
# Exchequer Returns
Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns
Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.
# Exchequer Returns
Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February
The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.
# Exchequer Returns
Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January
A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.
# Prime Numbers
Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers
Did Irish people get any better at saving in 2012? And how much will the next batch of new TDs pay for a pension?