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#Four Year Plan

# four-year-plan - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Income tax increases ‘not ruled out’ for December budget – Noonan

Jun 9th 2011, 12:24 PM 848 Views 27 Comments

Michael Noonan tells the Dáil that the prospect of increasing income taxes for the first time in years isn’t off the table.

# four-year-plan - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Government spending plans may be affected by shortfalls found in four-year plan
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Government spending plans may be affected by shortfalls found in four-year plan

Apr 24th 2011, 11:27 AM 508 Views 0 Comments

The minister for social protection Joan Burton has accused the previous government of not being “upfront” about how savings were going to be made.

# four-year-plan - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Hundreds of teachers face chop under Department orders
# Teachers
# Teachers

Hundreds of teachers face chop under Department orders

Mar 9th 2011, 8:56 AM 1,418 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Education tells principals that temporary jobs – many of which are already filled – will be reassigned.

# four-year-plan - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda
# Economy
# Economy

Jobs and economy to top today's election agenda

Feb 3rd 2011, 8:06 AM 381 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Labour and Sinn Féin will talk economic policy today, after Fine Gael yesterday unveiled its five-point plan.

# four-year-plan - Monday 31 January, 2011

Central Bank hauls back economic growth forecasts
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

Central Bank hauls back economic growth forecasts

Jan 31st 2011, 12:49 PM 568 Views 0 Comments

Three months ago the Central Bank thought the economy would grow by 2.4 per cent in 2011 – now it’s just 1 per cent.

# four-year-plan - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

New Bill allows for massive State intervention in banks
# Banks
# Banks

New Bill allows for massive State intervention in banks

Dec 15th 2010, 8:49 AM 518 Views 0 Comments

The government will be allowed to appoint new managers, sack directors, and stop future bonuses under a new Bill.

# four-year-plan - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Child benefit fears ahead of devastating Budget cuts
# Budget11
# Budget11

Child benefit fears ahead of devastating Budget cuts

Dec 7th 2010, 8:21 AM 2,162 Views 0 Comments

Brian Lenihan expected to set out the harshest budget in the country’s history this afternoon.

# four-year-plan - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

MEPs argue over Ireland's corporate tax rate
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

MEPs argue over Ireland's corporate tax rate

Nov 30th 2010, 6:30 PM 543 Views 0 Comments

Group of MEPs are pushing for Ireland to double the rate to 25%. Gay Mitchell calls on fellow MEPs to show sensitivity to a country facing serious cutbacks.

# four-year-plan - Friday 26 November, 2010

Further coalition fallout over cut to minimum wage
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Further coalition fallout over cut to minimum wage

Nov 26th 2010, 2:08 PM 599 Views 0 Comments

Mary Coughlan says the €1/hr cut to the minimum wage was the government’s own choice – contradicting John Gormley.

# four-year-plan - Thursday 25 November, 2010

Minister will make jobseekers work for dole
# Work For Welfare
# Work For Welfare

Minister will make jobseekers work for dole

Nov 25th 2010, 12:05 PM 1,043 Views 0 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív says that people who refuse community work or training courses will see their benefits cut from next year.

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

What’s changing and when? A breakdown of the four year plan

Nov 25th 2010, 10:25 AM 1,660 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of the government’s four year plan.

# four-year-plan - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

We're halfway through corrections since 2008, says Cowen
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

We're halfway through corrections since 2008, says Cowen

Nov 24th 2010, 7:02 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach discusses the government’s four year plan, and dismisses Fianna Fáil TD Sean Power’s claims he will step down before next general election.

MEPs table motion demanding 25% Irish corporate tax
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

MEPs table motion demanding 25% Irish corporate tax

Nov 24th 2010, 6:14 PM 1,050 Views 4 Comments

A group of MEPs from Green and Socialist groupings propose a motion hoping to double the 12.5% tax rate.

Brian Lenihan: Europe hasn't forced us into anything
# Brian Lenihan
# Brian Lenihan

Brian Lenihan: Europe hasn't forced us into anything

Nov 24th 2010, 6:12 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Finance refuses to EU/IMF negotiation tactics, and says the salaries of TDs and ministers correspond with those of other small countries.

Brussels will allow new government to scrap plan - Kenny
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Brussels will allow new government to scrap plan - Kenny

Nov 24th 2010, 5:30 PM 339 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael says it has received confirmation from the European Commission that it is not bound by the Four Year Plan.

American businesses welcome safety of 12.5% corporate tax
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

American businesses welcome safety of 12.5% corporate tax

Nov 24th 2010, 4:40 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The American Chamber of Commerce says the commitment not to raise corporate tax will encourage investment.

Trade Unions slam minimum wage cut and tax hikes
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Trade Unions slam minimum wage cut and tax hikes

Nov 24th 2010, 4:18 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

The Mandate trade union blasts the “double whammy” of cutting wages for the worst off, while also taxing them.

Will Ireland be better off after the Four Year Plan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Will Ireland be better off after the Four Year Plan?

Nov 24th 2010, 3:54 PM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

The government’s budgetary strategy will either set the country straight, or cripple economic development. Which is it?

Four year plan includes tax hikes, VAT increase and huge spending cuts
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Four year plan includes tax hikes, VAT increase and huge spending cuts

Nov 24th 2010, 3:47 PM 6,408 Views 0 Comments

The four year plan is here – and it’s not going to be pretty. Social welfare will be savaged, with big income tax hikes.

Why the Irish budget plan has no chance of working
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Why the Irish budget plan has no chance of working

Nov 24th 2010, 3:38 PM 31 Views 0 Comments

Business Insider’s Joe Wiesenthal isn’t impressed – cutting that much couldn’t possibly grow the economy…

Government announces new "site value tax" from 2012
# Four Year Plan
# Four Year Plan

Government announces new "site value tax" from 2012

Nov 24th 2010, 2:48 PM 2,154 Views 0 Comments

Four year plan unveils property tax will which apply to some 1.8m households.

# four-year-plan - Friday 5 November, 2010

Release of four-year budget plan pushed back
# Budget
# Budget

Release of four-year budget plan pushed back

Nov 5th 2010, 9:12 AM 304 Views 0 Comments

Government won’t reveal details of overall €15bn adjustment until closer to December Budget.