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#Tax Cuts

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

Jun 25th 2019, 5:40 PM 30,787 Views 81 Comments

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

# tax-cuts - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019

Sep 15th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,441 Views 137 Comments

Social welfare increases and a jump in the standard cut-off rate for income tax are expected.

# tax-cuts - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts
# Bonanza
# Bonanza

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 34,497 Views 51 Comments

Building supplies firm CRH is selling its Americas distribution division.

# tax-cuts - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump on verge of controversial tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Trump on verge of controversial tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

Dec 20th 2017, 6:43 AM 14,562 Views 79 Comments

The new tax cuts have been criticised for favouring the rich over the poor.

# tax-cuts - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 8th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,054 Views 41 Comments

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# tax-cuts - Monday 24 July, 2017

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age

Jul 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,408 Views 62 Comments

The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.

# tax-cuts - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'

Jun 29th 2017, 3:53 PM 14,537 Views 54 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.

# tax-cuts - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help

Jun 28th 2017, 4:19 PM 16,056 Views 86 Comments

Varadkar says there may be ‘hidden fiscal space’ he can use.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Jun 27th 2017, 9:13 AM 22,241 Views 122 Comments

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

# tax-cuts - Monday 22 February, 2016

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services
# New Poll
# New Poll

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 11,901 Views 76 Comments

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

# tax-cuts - Monday 8 February, 2016

Tax cuts vs public spending: Where do you want to see money go?
# Cash
# Cash

Tax cuts vs public spending: Where do you want to see money go?

Feb 8th 2016, 11:00 PM 12,851 Views 93 Comments

A new poll shows a division in public opinion on the topic.

# tax-cuts - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates
# Go West
# Go West

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates

Dec 20th 2015, 6:58 PM 21,404 Views 170 Comments

He’s promising tax cuts but the opposition is screaming “auction politics”.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 4:25 PM 6,561 Views 16 Comments

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 3:28 PM 8,104 Views 15 Comments

“No more booms and bust.”

Open thread: What is the one thing you want to see in today's Budget?
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

Open thread: What is the one thing you want to see in today's Budget?

Oct 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,158 Views 66 Comments

Tax cuts? More medical cards?

# tax-cuts - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:45 AM 47,793 Views 159 Comments

The Budget is less than a fortnight away but how would a planned tax cut affect you?

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes
# Swede Relief
# Swede Relief

Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes

Sep 22nd 2015, 11:42 AM 20,875 Views 166 Comments

And those on high incomes should pay less, one group says.

# tax-cuts - Saturday 5 September, 2015

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?

Sep 5th 2015, 4:04 PM 24,311 Views 50 Comments

If you’re in Dublin: yes.

# tax-cuts - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget
# Hated Tax
# Hated Tax

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget

Jul 9th 2015, 12:46 PM 27,309 Views 171 Comments

Michael Noonan made the pledge in an interview with Newstalk this morning

# tax-cuts - Monday 27 April, 2015

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget
# Sweeten The Deal
# Sweeten The Deal

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

Apr 27th 2015, 10:05 AM 14,104 Views 139 Comments

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

# tax-cuts - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on...
# Sweetening The Deal
# Sweetening The Deal

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on...

Mar 4th 2015, 12:05 PM 10,665 Views 156 Comments

That’s as long as his government gets re-elected, mind.

# tax-cuts - Friday 23 January, 2015

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts
# Cheer Up Michael
# Cheer Up Michael

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 9,205 Views 69 Comments

A smile from the Finance Minister wouldn’t go amiss.

# tax-cuts - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it
# Danger Here
# Danger Here

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it

Dec 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,526 Views 50 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been talking tax in recent days.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Poll: Which would you prefer - no water charges or keep Budget boosts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which would you prefer - no water charges or keep Budget boosts?

Nov 4th 2014, 9:23 AM 20,875 Views 256 Comments

A note to Fine Gael says that to avoid an income tax hike if water charges were scrapped, the Budget benefits would have to go.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut
# Employment
# Employment

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut

Oct 7th 2014, 2:07 PM 15,243 Views 105 Comments

The government has launched its latest Pathways to Work document today.

Say no to austerity, it's time to build jobs with Ireland's 'spectacular' growth
# Recovery
# Recovery

Say no to austerity, it's time to build jobs with Ireland's 'spectacular' growth

Oct 7th 2014, 9:09 AM 5,490 Views 19 Comments

Business lobbyists IBEC have doubled their economic growth forecast for the year.

# tax-cuts - Monday 6 October, 2014

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far

Oct 6th 2014, 10:18 AM 18,976 Views 43 Comments

With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.

# tax-cuts - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

Sep 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,344 Views 34 Comments

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week

Sep 16th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,421 Views 7 Comments

The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.

# tax-cuts - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines
# Budget Battle
# Budget Battle

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Aug 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 7,857 Views 79 Comments

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

# tax-cuts - Monday 12 May, 2014

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"
# Recovery
# Recovery

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"

May 12th 2014, 8:44 AM 10,609 Views 117 Comments

He added that tax cuts need to be on table in coming months.

# tax-cuts - Monday 28 April, 2014

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members
# More Money
# More Money

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

Apr 28th 2014, 11:22 AM 7,603 Views 23 Comments

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

# tax-cuts - Friday 25 April, 2014

Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?

Apr 25th 2014, 9:12 AM 19,382 Views 186 Comments

Unions are calling for pay rises ahead of tax cuts for the general public.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Government told to stick to €2 billion austerity plans
# Stability Programme Update
# Stability Programme Update

Government told to stick to €2 billion austerity plans

Apr 15th 2014, 6:03 PM 8,359 Views 41 Comments

Draft stability programme update published with cuts and savings target intact.

# tax-cuts - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts
# Cut It Out
# Cut It Out

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts

Apr 3rd 2014, 2:44 PM 10,420 Views 38 Comments

Chambers Ireland chief wants to see more signs of recovery before easing tax burden.

# tax-cuts - 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-cuts - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

Michael Noonan: I’ll consider tax cuts, Richard Bruton: I won’t consider wage hikes

Mar 1st 2014, 1:15 PM 12,281 Views 74 Comments

On day two of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis, the Minister for Finance has given the clearest indication yet that a tax cut is on the way.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Tax-cut talk is "a return to auction politics", Dáil is told
# Flying Kites
# Flying Kites

Tax-cut talk is "a return to auction politics", Dáil is told

Feb 18th 2014, 5:34 PM 6,288 Views 58 Comments

Joan Collins says that it would be “convenient” if the government could afford a tax cut in the run-up to the general election in 2016.

# tax-cuts - Monday 17 February, 2014

Noonan says income tax cuts are not a play for popularity
# Snip
# Snip

Noonan says income tax cuts are not a play for popularity

Feb 17th 2014, 11:32 AM 8,971 Views 37 Comments

The Minister for Finance said once they have the resources, the Irish government will look to cutting income tax.

# tax-cuts - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

No decision on income tax cut until closer to the Budget - Kenny
# Taxes
# Taxes

No decision on income tax cut until closer to the Budget - Kenny

Dec 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,075 Views 40 Comments

Middle-income families stand to benefit from any tax cuts next year, but by how much won’t be clearer until closer to the October Budget.

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