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# excise-duty - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50
# Excise Duty
# Excise Duty

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50

Oct 8th 2019, 2:02 PM 31,116 Views 63 Comments

The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.

# excise-duty - Monday 16 September, 2019

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall
# Cross Border Shopping
# Cross Border Shopping

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall

Sep 16th 2019, 10:19 PM 16,080 Views 52 Comments

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland called for a 15% reduction in the tax by 2021.

# excise-duty - Monday 1 June, 2015

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive
# Some Neck
# Some Neck

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive

Jun 1st 2015, 3:30 PM 32,540 Views 112 Comments

The National Off-Licence Association says it’s hurting smaller sellers.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act
# Dodgy Fuel
# Dodgy Fuel

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act

Nov 5th 2014, 10:56 AM 27,723 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.

# excise-duty - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million
# Excise Duty
# Excise Duty

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million

Sep 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 8,409 Views 42 Comments

The drinks industry says it would help pub owners but alcohol awareness advocates say it would be damaging to society.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)
# Make Mine A Double
# Make Mine A Double

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)

Jun 24th 2014, 2:00 PM 10,307 Views 13 Comments

The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.

# excise-duty - Monday 2 June, 2014

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:52 AM 9,089 Views 50 Comments

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries

Dec 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 24,135 Views 58 Comments

From January, those travelling from six EU member states will only be able to bring in 300 cigarettes without paying additional excise duty.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission
# Budget 14
# Budget 14

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission

Oct 16th 2013, 6:00 AM 6,147 Views 47 Comments

The price of wine is gone up by 50 cent, under yesterday’s Budget 214 announcement.

# excise-duty - Sunday 28 July, 2013

More off-licences expected to close if government refuses to reduce excise duty
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

More off-licences expected to close if government refuses to reduce excise duty

Jul 28th 2013, 2:36 PM 9,535 Views 43 Comments

An association representing independent off-licences also said today that there should be a ban on selling alcohol below cost.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets

Jul 2nd 2013, 5:34 PM 6,238 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Finance said the tax profile is helped by the collection of €126 million in Property Tax receipts.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected

Jun 5th 2013, 5:56 PM 9,546 Views 94 Comments

Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:43 PM 8,746 Views 49 Comments

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

# excise-duty - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

Mar 4th 2013, 5:09 PM 4,124 Views 16 Comments

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# excise-duty - Monday 4 February, 2013

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

Feb 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 4,224 Views 24 Comments

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today

Jan 1st 2013, 12:43 PM 14,894 Views 67 Comments

Child benefit cuts, respite carer grant cuts and motor tax increases.

# excise-duty - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added dogs who can drive
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added dogs who can drive

Dec 6th 2012, 7:53 PM 5,720 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target

Dec 4th 2012, 4:56 PM 4,084 Views 35 Comments

The Department of Finance has released the last exchequer returns before tomorrow’s Budget with income tax take for November 12 per cent below target.

# excise-duty - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Government income for 2012 to fall short of Budget target
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government income for 2012 to fall short of Budget target

Dec 1st 2012, 11:25 AM 5,359 Views 25 Comments

The first documents for Budget 2013 show the government expecting a 4.5 per cent increase in income tax in 2013.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
# Contraband
# Contraband

351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Nov 28th 2012, 1:17 PM 2,803 Views 7 Comments

The cigarettes would have posed a loss to the Exchequer of about €120,000, and were disguised as ‘advertising material’.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists
# Sugary Drinks
# Sugary Drinks

Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists

Nov 14th 2012, 8:25 AM 6,211 Views 32 Comments

While food industry representatives say that a tax would hit consumers, dentists question the health benefits of it.

# excise-duty - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:26 PM 8,019 Views 55 Comments

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn

Oct 2nd 2012, 5:55 PM 5,402 Views 51 Comments

Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.

# excise-duty - Friday 15 June, 2012

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review
# In Summary
# In Summary

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review

Jun 15th 2012, 4:30 PM 5,649 Views 15 Comments

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012

Jun 5th 2012, 5:17 PM 2,861 Views 31 Comments

The Department of Finance said that the increases marked “an encouraging performance” in the first five months of the year.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Government likely to vote against FF proposal to cut fuel duty
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

Government likely to vote against FF proposal to cut fuel duty

Apr 24th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,015 Views 84 Comments

Fianna Fáil is to bring legislation before the Dáil this evening to cut fuel excise duty by 4 cent, offering an effective cut in fuel prices of 5 cent.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Noonan rules out cuts to fuel taxes despite record prices
# Fuel
# Fuel

Noonan rules out cuts to fuel taxes despite record prices

Mar 20th 2012, 8:33 AM 4,246 Views 67 Comments

As the price of a litre of petrol passes €1.62, the Minister for Finance says tax cuts could mean “significant costs” to the State.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

Jan 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,527 Views 29 Comments

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent

Jan 4th 2012, 5:02 PM 3,213 Views 47 Comments

New data published by the Department of Finance show that income tax, VAT and corporation tax were all lower than expected.

# excise-duty - Monday 28 November, 2011

Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget

Nov 28th 2011, 7:15 AM 1,060 Views 2 Comments

Retail Ireland has called on the government not to increase excise duty and not to shift the payment of sick leave onto employers in the Budget next week.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Tax intake €2 billion higher than last year but still behind target
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Tax intake €2 billion higher than last year but still behind target

Nov 2nd 2011, 5:17 PM 530 Views 4 Comments

New figures from the Exchequer also show its deficit has blown up to €22.2 billion due to payments made to recapitalise Irish banks.

# excise-duty - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day

May 12th 2011, 6:14 PM 2,757 Views 0 Comments

Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.