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#excise duty

# excise-duty - Last month November 2022

Government not planning to reduce excise duty on alcohol following Heineken price rise
# Tapped Out
# Tapped Out

Government not planning to reduce excise duty on alcohol following Heineken price rise

Nov 11th 2022, 3:56 PM 15,742 Views 28 Comments

The company announced yesterday that it is increasing its keg prices by 9%.

# excise-duty - This year 2022

Petrol prices: Consumer watchdog receives almost 200 complaints in two weeks
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Petrol prices: Consumer watchdog receives almost 200 complaints in two weeks

Updated Mar 23rd 2022, 3:23 PM 19,615 Views 18 Comments

The CCPC has urged anyone with information about cartel behaviour and collusion to come forward as a whistleblower.

Taoiseach says fuel price gouging 'morally reprehensible' as watchdog receives 25 more complaints
# CCPC
# CCPC

Taoiseach says fuel price gouging 'morally reprehensible' as watchdog receives 25 more complaints

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 6:25 PM 94,562 Views 133 Comments

It comes after allegations of price gouging by service station chains were aired in Dáil Éireann yesterday.

'Panic buying will only make the situation worse,' say Ireland's oil and fuel suppliers
# Energy Crunch
# Energy Crunch

'Panic buying will only make the situation worse,' say Ireland's oil and fuel suppliers

Mar 8th 2022, 2:58 PM 16,484 Views 26 Comments

Oil suppliers are limiting the amount they are selling to high volume customers.

# excise-duty - Last year 2021

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike

Oct 12th 2021, 1:44 PM 34,860 Views 28 Comments

This is the sixth year in a row the price has increased by that amount.

# excise-duty - All time

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 32,534 Views 63 Comments

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

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 16,121 Views 52 Comments

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

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 32,819 Views 111 Comments

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

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 27,825 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.

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 8,460 Views 42 Comments

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

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 10,340 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.

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 9,115 Views 50 Comments

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

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 24,479 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.

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 6,161 Views 47 Comments

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

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 9,557 Views 43 Comments

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

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 6,256 Views 18 Comments

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

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 9,557 Views 94 Comments

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

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 8,759 Views 49 Comments

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

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 4,147 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.

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 4,237 Views 24 Comments

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for 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 14,916 Views 67 Comments

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

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 5,735 Views 2 Comments

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

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 4,102 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.

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 5,375 Views 25 Comments

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

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

351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Nov 28th 2012, 1:17 PM 2,824 Views 7 Comments

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

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 6,244 Views 32 Comments

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

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 8,032 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.

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 5,417 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.

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 5,689 Views 15 Comments

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

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 2,874 Views 31 Comments

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

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 4,036 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.

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 4,269 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.

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 5,550 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.

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 3,223 Views 47 Comments

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

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 1,070 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.

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 542 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.

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 2,780 Views 0 Comments

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