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# Paschal Donohoe

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Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe
Donohoe was speaking at the launch of an update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap.
New deal: Private hospitals agree to provide 30% capacity as 1,180 people hospitalised with Covid-19
109 people are being treated in ICU.
Ministers confident of financial 'firepower' to withstand Covid-19 in 2021 despite €19 billion deficit last year
The deficit is compared to a pre-pandemic predicted surplus for the year of €2.5 billion.
Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees
The Committee voted in favour of the Finance Bill clause this afternoon.
US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary
Ross was opening a roundtable discussion on the future of Irish-American economic relations
Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down
The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.
O'Brien says 'blanket' eviction ban to take effect while government will engage with banks on mortgage breaks
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said today that engaging with the banks on mortgage breaks is the “least the minister of finance should do”.
Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast
Few big ideas but the government tried to treat the symptoms in Budget 2021.
Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers
Sinn Féin has called for vouchers to be given to people to spend in restaurants.
Explainer: How will motorists be affected by today's Budget announcements?
A major overhaul of the VRT system was announced in today’s Budget.
Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus
The announcement that those on the PUP in December will receive a Christmas bonus was part of Budget 2021 announced today.
Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices set to increase from midnight tonight
The changes were announced by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe this afternoon.
Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances
How has Covid hit the State coffers so far?
Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
Today the biggest budget in the history of the State will be revealed – here’s what we know.
Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
All will be revealed on Tuesday.
Finance Minister issues stark warning about what Level 5 would mean for unemployment
Paschal Donohoe says this is his greatest concern in relation to possible restrictions.
Government raids €1.5bn rainy day fund for Budget 2021
The fund can only used to mitigate severe events – such as a pandemic.
Exchequer deficit for 2020 now €9.4bn as Finance Minister reaffirms pledge of no income tax increase in Budget
Overall, tax receipts have remained strong despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Received the PUP or Covid wage subsidy? Here's how you can pay back your income tax
Paschal Donohoe says 37,000 employers have signed up for the new wage subsidy scheme.
European Commission to appeal €14.3 billion Apple and Ireland tax ruling
The legal row stems from an EU investigation into Apple’s Irish tax structures.
Taxpayers won't face higher property tax bills for 2021
The valuation date for local property tax has been deferred until 1 November 2021, said the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.
'There's no legal restriction': Taoiseach repeats that the advice is not to leave Dublin, 'if possible'
Senior ministers took to the airwaves this morning as cases continue to rise in the capital.
Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.
'There is a lot of uncertainty': Paschal Donohoe warns of Covid-19 impact on recovery, in his first meeting as Eurogroup head
Donohoe is in Berlin for his first meeting as President of the Eurogroup.
No increase in income tax planned, says finance minister
Paschal Donohoe was speaking about what the upcoming Budget might look like.
Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.
Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
The figure compares to a deficit of €625m recorded in the same period last year.
The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme ends next week — so when will you have to pay back all that income tax?
A top accountancy body has called for definitive guidance from the government.
Wage subsidy scheme recipients who owe income tax won't have to pay it back until next year at the earliest
Paschal Donohoe has previously said that Revenue’s method for recouping the tax will “minismise financial hardship”.
Government u-turns on exclusion of proprietary directors from wage subsidy scheme
The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme initially excluded people who were proprietary directors of a company.
It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?
Experts say that increased Irish influence in Europe could come at a cost.
Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital
BAM released a statement saying that it was excluded from the government’s Covid-19 ex-gratia payments, which it called “unfair”.
Donohoe wins in bid to become president of the group of Euro finance ministers, says EU recovery fund is first priority
Donohoe faced opposition from finance ministers in Spain and Luxembourg for the Eurogroup presidency.
Minister for Finance says he 'cannot mandate' how banks consider mortgages for people on wage subsidy scheme
A number of mortgage applicants have been told they cannot draw down their mortgage due to being on the scheme.
Paschal Donohoe: Wage subsidy scheme 'won't come to abrupt end'
The Finance Minister noted the ‘particular’ value of the scheme to government.
Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'
Fáilte Ireland is calling for the VAT rate to be changed to 5% to help the tourism sector.
NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer
The total payment to the Exchequer is expected to be €4.4bn by 2022.
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job
Donohoe said it would be a “tremendous honour” to lead the Eurogroup through the challenges ahead.
New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans
Ads from moneylenders will now have to contain warnings about high interest rates, as well as encouraging consumers to look for other options
Pandemic payments to continue until August, with reduced PUP for part-time workers from 29 June
It follows a cabinet meeting today.