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Property tax will raise around €500m - Taoiseach
Enda Kenny has also indicated that the proposed graduated tax could be collected by local authorities instead of central government.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch upon the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Over 140,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
Revenue’s Custom Service searched 23 passengers from the same flight at Dublin Airport last night.
Publicans make demands to Government after protest
The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.
Cigarette sales fall by 10 per cent
Meanwhile consumption of cheaper rolled tobacco has increased dramatically.
Tax intake €2 billion higher than last year but still behind target
New figures from the Exchequer also show its deficit has blown up to €22.2 billion due to payments made to recapitalise Irish banks.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from #Aras11 ahead of tonight’s debate; why the Universal Social Charge has been good for the government; and has Robbie Williams left Take That?
New social charge helps push income tax earnings up by a quarter
Exchequer figures show we’re collectively paying 25 per cent more in income tax since last year.
Tax take ahead of target
New figures from the Department of Finance show that Exchequer returns are 1 per cent ahead of government targets – but VAT is showing a shortfall for the third month.
Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Fatal shooting in Cork, pleas to release a seriously ill man from prison in the North, and Hugh Hefner, what a plank! It’s Wednesday’s Daily Fix.
Galway Airport begs government to reverse funding cuts
The airport says it needs a €1.2m grant to stay in businesses – and still hopes the government will save the day.
Galway airport facing closure due to funding cut
180 jobs could be lost if Galway airport shuts down in the wake of funding cuts. Its managing director says the decision is based on a “flawed report”.
"So far so good" for exchequer figures, Noonan says
The Minister for Finance says figures being published today will show the economy as being “better than on track”.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.
Exchequer returns show €7.1bn gap in first three months
Ireland spent €7.07bn more than it earned in the first three months of 2011 – a major jump on the €3.94bn from last year.
Ireland 'could return to bond markets' this year
The NTMA says it hopes it can bypass Ireland’s bailout funds – as the cost of serving our debt eats up 15% of the tax take.
Exchequer returns in line with projected targets
Good news: our tax income is broadly in line with expectations. Bad news: our deficit for the first nine months is huge!