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#Tax Credits

# tax-credits - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?
# Tax Credits
# Tax Credits

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 55,682 Views 72 Comments

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
# Stay And Spend
# Stay And Spend

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:15 PM 32,511 Views 50 Comments

A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.

# tax-credits - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200
# Tax Credits
# Tax Credits

Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200

Feb 28th 2019, 2:48 PM 13,374 Views 9 Comments

The issue was caused by a payroll system error that reduced their tax credits to zero.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue
# The Last Jedi
# The Last Jedi

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue

Feb 27th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,815 Views 26 Comments

The shooting of scenes on Skellig Michael and elsewhere has provided a boost to the Irish tourism industry.

# tax-credits - Friday 12 February, 2016

P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?
# Explainer
# Explainer

P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?

Feb 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,276 Views 29 Comments

P60 forms are often ‘filed’ in a drawer never to be seen again. However, it’s an important document.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?
# Radical Idea
# Radical Idea

What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?

Oct 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 42,615 Views 150 Comments

Fianna Fáil wants to examine the idea if it’s in government after the next election.

# tax-credits - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*
# Architecture
# Architecture

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*

Jun 11th 2015, 5:24 PM 6,544 Views 0 Comments

*Actually it’s a tax credit. And yes, it’s for painting and decorating purposes.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Social Justice Ireland says Government’s new tax proposals should be rejected
# In Fairness
# In Fairness

Social Justice Ireland says Government’s new tax proposals should be rejected

Mar 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,798 Views 68 Comments

The think tank said the proposals should be rejected as they will only benefit higher earners.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

IBEC: Income tax reduction needed as employers can’t afford pay increases
# Tax Bands
# Tax Bands

IBEC: Income tax reduction needed as employers can’t afford pay increases

Feb 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,103 Views 56 Comments

Social Justice Ireland is calling for a system of refundable tax credits instead of a widening of tax bands.

# tax-credits - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Separated dad sets up 'equality group' after Budget tax changes
# Family
# Family

Separated dad sets up 'equality group' after Budget tax changes

Nov 10th 2013, 8:00 AM 11,460 Views 57 Comments

New proposed changes to the One Parent Family Credit have been announced – and separated parents are not happy.

# tax-credits - Friday 25 October, 2013

Hundreds of separated dads concerned over "unjust" tax credit change
# Family
# Family

Hundreds of separated dads concerned over "unjust" tax credit change

Oct 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,246 Views 72 Comments

A support service has called the One Parent Family tax credit “unjust, unfair and underhanded”.

# tax-credits - Friday 28 June, 2013

Abolishing tax credits would earn the state €1.7 billion
# The Fingers Thing Means Taxes
# The Fingers Thing Means Taxes

Abolishing tax credits would earn the state €1.7 billion

Jun 28th 2013, 6:45 PM 10,366 Views 46 Comments

Going back to the old tax system would earn the state billions, but the new system is fairer says the Finance Minister.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill

Feb 13th 2013, 2:58 PM 13,823 Views 9 Comments

Much of the Bill gives effect to measures announced in Budget 2013 – but there are also some new parts.

# tax-credits - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Budget 2013 to be held over one day, after Labour's "serious political miscalculation"
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013 to be held over one day, after Labour's "serious political miscalculation"

Nov 6th 2012, 2:53 PM 14,507 Views 53 Comments

Budget 2013 will take place over a single day this year, unlike the coalition’s first budget last year, which took place over two.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now

Jan 4th 2012, 7:05 PM 2,378 Views 13 Comments

The government’s levy on health insurance has been raised by €80 for adults – but VHI and Aviva will not pass on the increase.

# tax-credits - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net
# Budget11
# Budget11

Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net

Dec 7th 2010, 6:29 PM 8,732 Views 0 Comments

What will it mean for you? Here’s our guide to all the hidden nasties in today’s Budget.

Budget 2011: Six things to expect
# Budget11
# Budget11

Budget 2011: Six things to expect

Dec 7th 2010, 11:50 AM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

A quick, at-a-glance guide to what you can expect from today’s “Bludget”, with €6bn in adjustments coming your way.