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#Tax Relief

# tax-relief - Monday 2 December, 2019

Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies
# Finance Minister
# Finance Minister

Minister urged not to scrap special tax relief scheme for top executives of foreign companies

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:05 AM 14,412 Views 31 Comments

Business Minister Heather Humphreys said ‘for reputational reasons’ the government should not remove the tax relief scheme.

# tax-relief - Friday 27 September, 2019

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million
# Alternative Budget
# Alternative Budget

Sinn Féin wants to give a tax break to all renters at a cost of €279 million

Sep 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 20,058 Views 118 Comments

Giving tax relief to renters would cost €279 million.

# tax-relief - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive
# Tax Relief
# Tax Relief

Opposition parties call for rent freeze, but Leo says it would be too expensive

Sep 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,420 Views 82 Comments

Parties are calling for a rent freeze of up to three years.

# tax-relief - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees
# College
# College

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

Jul 28th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,157 Views 24 Comments

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

# tax-relief - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State
# The Last Jedi
# The Last Jedi

Blockbuster Star Wars film gets up to €3m tax relief from Irish State

Sep 28th 2017, 9:20 PM 15,142 Views 32 Comments

Scenes filmed at Malin Head in Co Donegal and Ceann Sibeal in Co Kerry feature in The Last Jedi.

# tax-relief - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters
# Tax Relief
# Tax Relief

Government reviewing what tax breaks could take the pressure off renters

Jan 12th 2017, 7:00 AM 14,410 Views 78 Comments

Michael Noonan is chairing the working group that will looking at taxation in the rental market.

# tax-relief - Monday 11 January, 2016

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,488 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# tax-relief - 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 10,607 Views 117 Comments

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

# tax-relief - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap

Jan 5th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,025 Views 40 Comments

However Minister James Reilly said it is important that they fully understand the level of cover their policy provides.

# tax-relief - Friday 18 October, 2013

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers
# Tax Relief
# Tax Relief

Budget changes will affect 1.4 million health insurance customers

Oct 18th 2013, 12:13 PM 8,624 Views 30 Comments

The cap on the tax relief on health insurance policies will increase the costs for customers.

# tax-relief - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 849 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

# tax-relief - Saturday 8 December, 2012

SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner

Dec 8th 2012, 1:09 PM 5,304 Views 34 Comments

In a letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Jack O’Connor says that introducing the 41 per cent rate on pensions over €60,000 sooner would obviate the need for certain cuts.

# tax-relief - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Finance Minister announces changes to pensions
# Pensions
# Pensions

Finance Minister announces changes to pensions

Dec 5th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,460 Views 5 Comments

The reduced USC rate for some of those aged over 70 is to be discontinued, while tax relief on pension contributions will soon only subsidise pension schemes under €60k per annum.

Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

Noonan: Charitable donations to be subject to 'simplified' tax relief regime

Dec 5th 2012, 3:53 PM 3,043 Views 0 Comments

Donations made from the 2013 tax year will be subject to a new tax relief regime, with a “blended rate” of 31 per cent.

# tax-relief - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward

Nov 17th 2012, 8:15 AM 40 Views 59 Comments

Controversy over generous pension arrangements for executives means we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

# tax-relief - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions
# Pension
# Pension

Burton 'considering cap on tax relief' for pension contributions

Oct 24th 2012, 9:35 AM 3,054 Views 10 Comments

The minister said that in the future, an auto-enrolment scheme could also be introduced to supplement pensions with savings.

# tax-relief - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Highest earners paid more tax in 2010
# Tax
# Tax

Highest earners paid more tax in 2010

Aug 9th 2012, 12:05 PM 3,348 Views 40 Comments

The additional tax payments by high earners yielded an extra €80 million for Revenue in 2010.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Aug 9th 2012, 8:52 AM 5,831 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# tax-relief - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers

Feb 8th 2012, 6:56 PM 2,837 Views 43 Comments

The Minister for Finance says that the new Special Assignee Relief Programme will only apply to people whose skills are not available in Ireland.

# tax-relief - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax
# Millionaires
# Millionaires

Nearly half of Irish millionaires paid under 30 per cent tax

Jan 29th 2012, 1:21 PM 4,879 Views 38 Comments

The highest earners tend to pay tax at a rate well below the standard top band, new figures show.

# tax-relief - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief
# Pension Tax
# Pension Tax

Government scales back plans to cut pension tax relief

May 1st 2011, 11:28 AM 645 Views 0 Comments

Proposals under the National Recovery Plan included cutting pension tax relief to 20 per cent. Instead, the government wants a 33 per cent flat rate on all contributions.

# tax-relief - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach
# Public Sector
# Public Sector

Chief Justice discusses pension concerns with taoiseach

Apr 26th 2011, 9:56 PM 1,628 Views 0 Comments

The Chief Justice John Murray has met with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and voiced concerns about the impact a new cap on public sector pension funds might have on judges’ retirements.

# tax-relief - Friday 21 January, 2011

Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Finance Bill delays property tax relief changes

Jan 21st 2011, 6:57 PM 575 Views 0 Comments

The Bill also brings deadline for filing self-employed income tax and capital gains tax forward, and specifies cuts to tax relief on third-level fees.