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#excise

# excise - Monday 11 April, 2022

VAT on gas and electricity could be cut to 9% under Government proposals to tackle cost of living crisis
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

VAT on gas and electricity could be cut to 9% under Government proposals to tackle cost of living crisis

Apr 11th 2022, 11:30 PM 35,196 Views 109 Comments

Households could receive an additional three weeks payment of the fuel allowance as part of the proposed measures.

# excise - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Cabinet will sign off on an emergency cut to excise duty on fuel tomorrow
# Petrol And Diesel
# Petrol And Diesel

Cabinet will sign off on an emergency cut to excise duty on fuel tomorrow

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 7:25 PM 62,839 Views 79 Comments

An incorporeal Cabinet meeting will be held in the morning.

# excise - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Govt expected to move on cut to fuel excise in the next week or two
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Govt expected to move on cut to fuel excise in the next week or two

Mar 6th 2022, 1:00 PM 78,467 Views 66 Comments

The Tánaiste indicated to the Dáil this week that excise will need to be reduced in order to tackle price hikes at the pumps.

Have you cut down your car journeys because of the cost of fuel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Have you cut down your car journeys because of the cost of fuel?

Mar 6th 2022, 10:31 AM 45,649 Views 114 Comments

Petrol has hit the €2 per litre mark on some forecourts across the country this week.

# excise - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds
# Net Gains
# Net Gains

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:53 AM 26,945 Views 149 Comments

Putting diesel tax on par with petrol would result in net gains for the exchequer and net reductions in pollution, the ESRI says.

# excise - Monday 25 September, 2017

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget
# Excise
# Excise

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget

Sep 25th 2017, 9:58 AM 79,802 Views 156 Comments

The shares are being transferred in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

# excise - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo
# Stocks And Shares
# Stocks And Shares

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Jul 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 25,403 Views 48 Comments

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

# excise - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 17,001 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# excise - Friday 23 December, 2016

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
# Excise
# Excise

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 10,558 Views 43 Comments

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# excise - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,765 Views 97 Comments

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# excise - Monday 31 August, 2015

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker
# Grape Expectations
# Grape Expectations

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker

Aug 31st 2015, 2:02 PM 31,894 Views 35 Comments

We have all the figures for what local drinkers were sipping last year.

# excise - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer
# Beer Glorious Beer
# Beer Glorious Beer

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

Aug 6th 2015, 1:31 PM 22,416 Views 27 Comments

The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.

# excise - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going'
# Microbrewery
# Microbrewery

'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going'

Oct 15th 2014, 7:20 AM 8,166 Views 27 Comments

The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.

# excise - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home

Aug 28th 2014, 4:28 PM 15,933 Views 41 Comments

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

# excise - Friday 15 August, 2014

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business
# Budget Wine
# Budget Wine

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Aug 15th 2014, 3:21 PM 12,264 Views 53 Comments

Not the wine…please.

# excise - 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 9,097 Views 50 Comments

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

# excise - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent

Oct 15th 2013, 3:12 PM 16,154 Views 89 Comments

If you smoke or drink, enjoy the price for the next nine hours or so – it is rising at midnight.

# excise - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint

Dec 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 14,556 Views 90 Comments

The government has increased the excise on alcohol and cigarettes by more than was expected in Budget 2013.

# excise - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

Jan 24th 2012, 3:49 PM 4,945 Views 39 Comments

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

# excise - Sunday 11 December, 2011

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled
# Smoking
# Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

Dec 11th 2011, 12:21 PM 2,003 Views 27 Comments

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

# excise - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Dec 6th 2011, 6:38 PM 6,856 Views 34 Comments

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

# excise - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices
# Tobacco Tax
# Tobacco Tax

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

Oct 18th 2011, 2:53 PM 908 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a €1 tax increase on a packet of 20 cigarettes in the next Budget. But Retailers Against Smuggling believe there should be no increase in excise on tobacco.