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# tax - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
# Investigation
# Investigation

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’

Dec 9th 2020, 9:28 PM 30,956 Views 54 Comments

The investigation by the Delaware US Attorney’s office was disclosed in a statement by Biden’s transition office.

# tax - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Brexit is coming: Here's what will change after 31 December 2020
# Customs
# Customs

Brexit is coming: Here's what will change after 31 December 2020

Oct 24th 2020, 9:00 PM 144,147 Views 104 Comments

British driving licences made invalid, a customs-check comeback, and what to do with the UK landbridge.

# tax - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?
# In Your Pocket
# In Your Pocket

Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?

Oct 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,705 Views 65 Comments

A number of changes have already kicked in since yesterday’s announcement.

# tax - Monday 28 September, 2020

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times
# Taxing
# Taxing

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

Sep 28th 2020, 6:51 AM 46,102 Views 95 Comments

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

# tax - Friday 31 July, 2020

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion
# Covid Hit
# Covid Hit

Aer Lingus owner IAG announces pre-tax loss of €4.2 billion

Jul 31st 2020, 9:12 AM 22,107 Views 51 Comments

IAG’s revenue was a total of €5.3 billion, some 56% lower than 2019’s levels.

# tax - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 90,236 Views 204 Comments

The European Commission previously ordered the US company to hand back €13 billion in unpaid tax.

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion
# Tax
# Tax

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion

Jul 15th 2020, 12:16 PM 72,918 Views 113 Comments

Apple and Ireland won their appeal against the European Commission’s €13 billion tax ruling.

# tax - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'
# Tax
# Tax

Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'

Jul 12th 2020, 11:00 AM 62,363 Views 40 Comments

Money received under the wage subsidy scheme is taxable, but that tax liability won’t come until the end of the year.

# tax - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

TDs to be told that 'higher taxes' are necessary to offset the economic fallout from Covid-19
# Checks And Balances
# Checks And Balances

TDs to be told that 'higher taxes' are necessary to offset the economic fallout from Covid-19

Jun 16th 2020, 8:44 AM 39,873 Views 161 Comments

A number of organisations and government departments will update TDs on the fallout from Covid-19 today.

# tax - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'
# Wages
# Wages

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'

Apr 8th 2020, 1:07 PM 97,087 Views 48 Comments

The government says the temporary wage subsidy scheme is not being taxed at the time at which you receive it.

# tax - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens

Feb 6th 2020, 6:05 AM 24,364 Views 93 Comments

It’s all about the money.

# tax - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

USC will not be abolished if Fianna Fáil enter government
# Here To Stay
# Here To Stay

USC will not be abolished if Fianna Fáil enter government

Jan 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 21,266 Views 107 Comments

The taxpayer was led to believe the USC was a temporary tax, imposed to see us through the dark days.

# tax - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs

Dec 4th 2019, 9:05 AM 32,160 Views 6 Comments

The Independent TD called on Paul Murphy TD to withdraw his comments.

# tax - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Revenue experiencing more issues with online system after extending pay and file deadline
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue experiencing more issues with online system after extending pay and file deadline

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 6:49 PM 27,884 Views 26 Comments

Revenue extended the deadline to 6pm today after experiencing technical difficulties yesterday.

# tax - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Revenue extends pay and file deadline after issues with online system
# Tax
# Tax

Revenue extends pay and file deadline after issues with online system

Nov 12th 2019, 4:40 PM 21,830 Views 24 Comments

ROS was unavailable for a period of time this afternoon while Revenue’s technical team refreshed the system.

# tax - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I've concerns about the level of tax they're paying': Property investment firms to be hit with tax avoidance clampdown tonight
# REITs
# REITs

'I've concerns about the level of tax they're paying': Property investment firms to be hit with tax avoidance clampdown tonight

Oct 8th 2019, 9:02 PM 24,444 Views 18 Comments

New anti-avoidance measures are to be passed by the Dáil tonight.

Judge rejects Trump's 'extraordinary' immunity claim, says prosecutors can see tax returns
# Stormy Daniels
# Stormy Daniels

Judge rejects Trump's 'extraordinary' immunity claim, says prosecutors can see tax returns

Oct 8th 2019, 8:09 AM 30,589 Views 42 Comments

The US President is appealing the ruling.

# tax - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

Just over two weeks out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 32,372 Views 34 Comments

All will be revealed on 8 October.

# tax - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Trump sues in New York in attempt to block public release of tax returns
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Trump sues in New York in attempt to block public release of tax returns

Sep 19th 2019, 9:35 PM 27,017 Views 0 Comments

Trump’s attorneys filed a lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R Vance Jr.

# tax - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government stop funding greyhound racing?

Jun 27th 2019, 8:07 AM 65,583 Views 137 Comments

An RTÉ investigation has claimed almost 6,000 greyhounds were killed for not racing fast enough in 2017.

# tax - 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 30,678 Views 81 Comments

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

# tax - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Only 26 sites told to pay vacant site levy in Dublin city so far this year
# Vacant Sites
# Vacant Sites

Only 26 sites told to pay vacant site levy in Dublin city so far this year

Jun 23rd 2019, 8:15 AM 16,611 Views 15 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy has recently claimed that evidence so far of development shows the vacant site levy is working.

# tax - Monday 17 June, 2019

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

ESRI warns that carbon taxes 'often regressive in nature'

Jun 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,394 Views 59 Comments

The government is looking at two models to increase carbon tax and offset the cost to householders.

# tax - Friday 14 June, 2019

Revenue reviewed Top 100 Rich List ahead of decision to increase focus on wealthy individuals' tax affairs
# High Wealth
# High Wealth

Revenue reviewed Top 100 Rich List ahead of decision to increase focus on wealthy individuals' tax affairs

Jun 14th 2019, 6:15 AM 42,661 Views 21 Comments

The PAC was told the list proved ‘beneficial’ to Revenue.

# tax - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

€21.1 million owed by tax defaulters in the first three months of the year
# Defaulters
# Defaulters

€21.1 million owed by tax defaulters in the first three months of the year

Jun 11th 2019, 9:22 PM 29,292 Views 34 Comments

Two cases involved sums of over €1 million.

# tax - Friday 22 March, 2019

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance
# SIPO
# SIPO

Consultants at Cork and Galway hospitals failed to provide evidence of tax compliance

Mar 22nd 2019, 2:24 PM 24,107 Views 1 Comment

Sipo investigated the doctors after they missed a deadline by which they had to reply.

# tax - 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 13,352 Views 9 Comments

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

# tax - 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 18,806 Views 26 Comments

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

# tax - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
# U-turn
# U-turn

VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November

Updated Feb 26th 2019, 6:11 PM 26,176 Views 46 Comments

An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.

# tax - Monday 11 February, 2019

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption
# Promises
# Promises

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption

Feb 11th 2019, 10:42 AM 41,398 Views 103 Comments

Viktor Orban announced that and other measures during his “state of the nation” address.

# tax - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Apple agrees €500 million tax settlement with France
# Payback
# Payback

Apple agrees €500 million tax settlement with France

Feb 5th 2019, 12:24 PM 16,011 Views 53 Comments

Apple is one of several American technology giants in the line of fire in Europe over their tax strategies.

# tax - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Judge questions whether property developer who owes over €1m accepts responsibility for tax offences
# Court
# Court

Judge questions whether property developer who owes over €1m accepts responsibility for tax offences

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 23,382 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned until 18 February.

# tax - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in
# Pay Issues
# Pay Issues

'Deeply shocking': Substitute teachers wrongly overtaxed after new system kicks in

Feb 1st 2019, 5:56 PM 27,984 Views 38 Comments

The issue has affected a number of substitute teachers who were paid in the first and second pay runs of 2019.

# tax - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Leo Varadkar tells Davos that Ireland has 'closed down' tax loopholes and is raking it in as a result
# World Economic Forum
# World Economic Forum

Leo Varadkar tells Davos that Ireland has 'closed down' tax loopholes and is raking it in as a result

Jan 24th 2019, 11:12 AM 67,123 Views 102 Comments

Varadkar told the World Economic Forum that Ireland has never taken in so much corporation tax.

# tax - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion
# Spain
# Spain

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Jan 22nd 2019, 11:09 AM 27,285 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors accused him of having used companies in low-tax foreign jurisdictions, including Ireland, to evade tax.

# tax - Monday 14 January, 2019

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Here are just some of the problems facing the Taoiseach as TDs head back to the Dáíl

Jan 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 16,309 Views 33 Comments

In what could be Leo Varadkar’s toughest year yet, there are a number of huge issues barrelling towards him from day one.

# tax - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s
# State Papers
# State Papers

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s

Dec 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,232 Views 40 Comments

A letter from John Bruton to Alan Dukes has been released to the national archives.

# tax - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

More homeowners will have to pay property tax if government decides to scrap exemption
# Lpt Reform
# Lpt Reform

More homeowners will have to pay property tax if government decides to scrap exemption

Dec 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 48,014 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach said it is unfair that some pay while others do not.

# tax - Friday 14 December, 2018

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain
# Paradise Papers
# Paradise Papers

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Dec 14th 2018, 6:25 PM 27,879 Views 0 Comments

The musician allegedly failed to pay more than €14.5 million between 2012 and 2014.

# tax - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax
# Mortgage Sell-off
# Mortgage Sell-off

Taoiseach vows to close loophole that allows €1.3bn mortgage 'vehicle' not to pay tax

Dec 11th 2018, 7:19 PM 34,396 Views 48 Comments

Last week, PTSB bank bosses confirmed that the ‘special purpose vehicle’ which more than 6,000 of its mortgages have been transferred to will be exempt from tax.

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