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# Income Tax

Last year
2022
# Tax Cuts
Varadkar not 'hung up' on proposed 30% income tax rate
The Taoiseach initially proposed the tax rate earlier this year.
# tax receipts
Exchequer surplus of €7.3 billion recorded in year to the end of October
This compares to a deficit of €7.4 billion in the same period last year.
# budget 2023
The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?
Is it progressive? And what does that even mean? The ESRI’s Barra Roantree joins us on this week’s episode to explain all.
# budget 2023
Find out how Budget 2023 tax changes will affect your take-home pay
Changes to income tax bands, USC rate bands and personal tax credits have been announced.
# Tax Bands
Income tax standard rate cut off point raised to €40,000
The €3,200 rise in the rate will amount to €640 for most PAYE workers.
# budet 2023
Proposal for new 30% tax band 'still on the table', but minister says it would be 'challenging'
Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath said he will engage with the Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe on the issue.
# cost of living crisis
'Substantial income tax reductions' pledged in Budget 2023
A third rate to target middle-income workers is one option outlined in the Tax Strategy Group papers.
# budget 2023
Government teases new tax bracket for middle-income earners
Fine Gael Ministers have shown support for a proposed 30% tax band.
# Income Tax
'Not right' pay increases for workers should be gobbled up by tax, USC and PRSI, says Varadkar
The Tánaiste says it is a Government commitment to index tax bands and credits.
# budget roundup
Hopes rise that Budget 2023 will introduce new 30% tax band to help squeezed middle
Minister Heather Humphreys threw her support behind recent comments by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar where he proposed a new middle rate tax band.
Minister Heather Humphreys throws her support behind comments made by Tánaiste Leo Varadkar recently, where he said a new middle rate tax band could help cushion the blow of inflation on the squeezed middle, reports Christina Finn
Increasing State supports and reducing the cost of services is understood to be the main focus for Budget 2023 this October.
Discussions underway to reduce childcare costs, public transport fares and hospital charges.
All time
# What we Know
Budget 2022: What can we expect - and what are the non-runners?
The budget will take place on 12 October.
# PUP
Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
Thousands of hospitality workers are expected to return to work over the coming weeks.
# tax bills
Explainer: Preliminary 2020 tax bills are now available to all PAYE workers — but how does it all work?
Your final bill can be significantly reduced to zero or even turned into a refund.
# Taxing matters
Received the PUP or the Covid wage subsidy? Next week, you'll find out what income tax you owe
Here’s a quick guide to how the process will work.
# pay packet
Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
It’s all about the money.
# noteworthy
High-earning multinational executives 'shocked' at Irish tax rates after their eligibility for special tax deal elapsed
Eighteen people earning between €1 million and €10 million benefit from enormous tax write-offs under the scheme.
# Fine Gael
Taoiseach promises income tax cuts and rules out entering government with Sinn Féin
The Taoiseach also used his speech to take a pop at Fianna Fáil.
# On the up
Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.
# Income Tax
Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax
The Ard Fheis will also deal with a number of other motions on Brexit, social welfare, rents, and future referendums.
# budget 2019
What will Budget 2019 mean for those earning around €50,000?
There will be some modest savings for earners next year.
# Poll
Poll: Should the Government reform how wealthy individuals in Ireland are taxed?
According to a report, 83 ‘High Worth Individuals’ had a taxable income of less than €36,500 in 2015.
# high worth individuals
New report shows that 83 of Ireland's wealthiest people pay lower rate of income tax than average worker
The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee said people would be “shocked” by the report.
# Show Me The Money
Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019
Social welfare increases and a jump in the standard cut-off rate for income tax are expected.
# budget 2019
Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019
Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.
# Exchequer Returns
State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.
# Savings
Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000
Changes to the USC and the entry point level mean savings of at least €328 for these workers next year.
# Income Tax
One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?
One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.
# job vacancy
Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.
# Money Talks
Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue
He said that no business should pay more than 15% of income in taxes.
# nice one
This is how the government could get rid of USC over the next four years
The proposed measure has been outlined in the Income Tax Reform Plan released by the Department of Finance today.
# Cash Money
Here's what all of the parties' general election promises mean for your wallet
Taxback.com’s calculator aims to show how the plans of the main parties will affect your take home pay.
# New Rules
These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information
Information exchange between 31 OECD nations is set to start next year.
# cheers for that
Getting paid today? Michael Noonan has sorted it so you won't pay extra USC
Happy New Year!
# rights denied
Gerry Adams: 'Slab' Murphy is still a good republican
The Sinn Féin TD believes Murphy has been treated “unfairly”.
# lower earners
What the Budget means for someone earning around €20,000
How does this change things for you?
# High Earners
What the Budget means to someone earning around €100,000
How does this change things for you?
# middle earners
What the Budget means for someone earning around €40,000
How does this change things for you?
# flat tax
Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.
# swede relief
Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes
And those on high incomes should pay less, one group says.
# The leaks so far
Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?
With a month to go, the Budget leaks have begun in earnest.