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#Tax

# tax - Friday 19 August, 2022

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste

Updated Aug 19th 2022, 12:59 PM 65,382 Views 107 Comments
  • Varadkar says the Government needs to have "another go" at fixing the housing crisis
  • Renters need more help, declares Tánaiste
  • However, Budget 2023 will not have all the solutions to fix property situation

# tax - Monday 15 August, 2022

Proposal for new 30% tax band 'still on the table', but minister says it would be 'challenging'
# Budet 2023
# Budet 2023

Proposal for new 30% tax band 'still on the table', but minister says it would be 'challenging'

Updated Aug 15th 2022, 6:41 PM 28,610 Views 28 Comments

Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath said he will engage with the Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe on the issue.

# tax - Wednesday 10 August, 2022

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

Tax breaks for landlords a 'good idea', but renters should get concessions too, says Varadkar

Aug 10th 2022, 3:16 PM 24,879 Views 34 Comments

The Tánaiste says it wouldn’t be fair to give a tax break to landlords if renters didn’t get something in the budget.

# tax - Friday 8 July, 2022

Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers
# Helen McEntee
# Helen McEntee

Justice Minister in favour of higher rate of tax for convicted drug dealers

Jul 8th 2022, 7:27 PM 36,175 Views 22 Comments

While changes to the tax system for criminals is not presently being considered, Helen McEntee said the idea “wouldn’t be a bad thing”.

# tax - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'Not right' pay increases for workers should be gobbled up by tax, USC and PRSI, says Varadkar
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

'Not right' pay increases for workers should be gobbled up by tax, USC and PRSI, says Varadkar

Jun 14th 2022, 4:48 PM 30,543 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste says it is a Government commitment to index tax bands and credits.

# tax - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?

Feb 15th 2022, 2:44 PM 25,349 Views 49 Comments

Some politicians’ stances on the tax have changed over the years.

# tax - Monday 7 February, 2022

Measures to tackle cost of living will 'cushion the blow', says Taoiseach
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Measures to tackle cost of living will 'cushion the blow', says Taoiseach

Feb 7th 2022, 2:34 PM 18,832 Views 53 Comments

An increase in the €100 electricity credit is widely expected.

# tax - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Irish corporation tax revenues set to decline from 2023 onwards, says Donohoe
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Irish corporation tax revenues set to decline from 2023 onwards, says Donohoe

Jan 6th 2022, 12:35 PM 23,499 Views 47 Comments

New figures revealed that Irish tax receipts surged to their highest ever level last year at 68.4 billion euro.

# tax - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

Spanish court annuls Barcelona defender Pique's €2.1 million tax bill

Dec 22nd 2021, 9:24 PM 6,712 Views 0 Comments

The player’s partner, Colombian pop star Shakira, is also being investigated.

# tax - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Tax or levy to pay for new Mica redress scheme under consideration by government
# Mica Redress
# Mica Redress

Tax or levy to pay for new Mica redress scheme under consideration by government

Nov 11th 2021, 11:54 AM 29,421 Views 83 Comments

It is believed that a cap of approximately €400,000 per home will ultimately be agreed upon.

# tax - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Attention turns to climate action on second day of G20 summit
# Rome
# Rome

Attention turns to climate action on second day of G20 summit

Oct 31st 2021, 7:47 AM 11,434 Views 18 Comments

World leaders yesterday endorsed a global 15% minimum corporate tax rate.

# tax - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Budget 2022 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Budget 2022 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 12th 2021, 9:24 AM 51,312 Views 84 Comments

Politicians are back in Leinster House for this year’s Budget.

# tax - Friday 8 October, 2021

OECD hails 'major victory' as 136 nations join global tax deal
# Corporate Tax
# Corporate Tax

OECD hails 'major victory' as 136 nations join global tax deal

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 8:10 PM 18,641 Views 33 Comments

The deal will increase the State’s corporate tax rate for large companies to 15%.

# tax - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Ireland's decision to sign up to global corporate tax rate praised as 'momentous'
# A Slice Of The Pie
# A Slice Of The Pie

Ireland's decision to sign up to global corporate tax rate praised as 'momentous'

Oct 7th 2021, 7:37 PM 18,132 Views 26 Comments

Christian Aid questioned whether companies would pay the 15%, and said the minimum rate “is not something to be celebrating”.

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms
# Multinationals
# Multinationals

Corporate tax to increase from 12.5% to 15% as Ireland agrees to back global reforms

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 6:15 PM 51,601 Views 78 Comments
  • The new rate will apply to companies with a turnover of over €750 million with SMEs paying 12.5%.
  • Until today, Ireland was among a handful of states that had not agreed to the OECD-led plans.
  • The new tax regime could be in place by 2023.

# tax - Friday 24 September, 2021

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Leo Varadkar's claims on corporation tax changes challenged

Sep 24th 2021, 5:33 PM 18,826 Views 28 Comments

Varadkar had said if Ireland signs up to OECD plans for a global minimum rate, it would only apply to firms earning over 750 million US dollars a year.

# tax - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Trump’s company and finance boss set to face tax charges
# Fringe Benefits
# Fringe Benefits

Trump’s company and finance boss set to face tax charges

Jul 1st 2021, 1:23 PM 10,408 Views 19 Comments

Chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg has reportedly surrendered to authorities.

# tax - Thursday 10 June, 2021

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop
# Tax
# Tax

An Garda Síochána pays Revenue €270,000 to settle VAT bill for Templemore restaurant and shop

Jun 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 29,204 Views 27 Comments

Confusion had arisen over how goods sold at the restaurant and shop in Templemore should be charged for VAT, according to the report.

# tax - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Here are the new Local Property Tax bands
# LPT
# LPT

Here are the new Local Property Tax bands

Jun 2nd 2021, 11:25 AM 155,989 Views 126 Comments

Most of those who face an increase in the tax will pay an extra €90 per year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said.

# tax - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Alternative to Stay and Spend Scheme not being examined, says Paschal Donohoe
# Tax Incentives
# Tax Incentives

Alternative to Stay and Spend Scheme not being examined, says Paschal Donohoe

Apr 29th 2021, 8:01 AM 16,229 Views 7 Comments

The scheme was set up last year to encourage people to holiday at home and is terminates at the end of this month.

# tax - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 AM 28,914 Views 28 Comments

State media outlets would be exempt from the tax.

# 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 31,023 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 145,229 Views 103 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 48,887 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 46,144 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 22,326 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 90,557 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 73,071 Views 114 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 63,124 Views 41 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 39,962 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 97,261 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 25,334 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 21,423 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 32,306 Views 0 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 28,017 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 21,863 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 24,759 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 30,625 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 32,393 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 27,027 Views 0 Comments

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

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