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# Tax Take

Last year
Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
This is up €12 billion on the same period last year, according to the Department of Finance.
Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
That’s according to exchequer returns for December published by the Department of Finance this afternoon.
All time
The Government has recorded its first budget surplus since 2006
The Exchequer received more than €55 billion last year.
Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget
No wonder he looks so happy.
The Government's tax take is up €415 million on this time last year
The Exchequer deficit for the first three months is at €2.3 billion, compared to €3.7 billion this time last year. Michael Noonan says it’s a ‘solid start’.
Twitter looking for Dublin-based tax expert
The Tax Manager role is a newly-created position to be based in Ireland.
Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July
The €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life held a exchequer surplus last month of €1.43 billion as tax take in July was lower than predictions.
The Evening with added spuds and eggs
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Latest figures show government's tax income ahead of target
The Exchequer Returns for the end of July show the tax take is 2.5 per cent ahead of target, and 9 per cent up on last year.
Ireland 'could return to bond markets' this year
The NTMA says it hopes it can bypass Ireland’s bailout funds – as the cost of serving our debt eats up 15% of the tax take.
22 judges decline to sign up for voluntary pension levy
The Revenue Commissioners’ headline figures show that 125 of the country’s 147 judges have signed up to the scheme.
2010 tax take €703m ahead of forecasts, says Department
Ireland’s revenue was 2.3% ahead of planned, while spending only overran by 0.3% – but the deficit is still huge.