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# Tax

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Just under 65,000 renters have claimed the Rent Tax Credit so far this year
The figures were given to Sinn Féin TD and housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin in response to a Parliamentary Question.
This month
November 2023
Corporation tax receipts fall by €1 billion in October, declining for a third consecutive month
In total, the state collected €5.1 billion in revenue in October.
Last month
October 2023
People with ‘tax payment difficulties’ due to Storm Babet urged to ‘engage early’ with Revenue
People across Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Louth and Waterford who are facing tax payment difficulties due to the recent flooding are advised to ‘engage with Revenue early’.
Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone spared jail for failing to declare €463m of overseas assets
The billionaire failed to declare a trust in Singapore with a bank account containing around $650 million, worth about €463 million at the time.
Budget 2024: Some changes kicked in at midnight - others won't take effect for quite a while
A report by
Muiris O'Cearbhaill
Here’s what you need to know.
The changes announced yesterday included tweaks to the USC and tax bands, tax reliefs for landlords, social welfare hikes and an increase in the minimum wage.
Here are the new measures that have already kicked in or been extended - and what to expect in the months to come.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for you if you're earning €100,000
Minister for Finance Michael McGrath announced a number of changes to taxes this afternoon.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for you if you're earning €60,000
A number of changes have been announced to income tax.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for your payslip if you're earning €40,000
There will be a drop in the amount of tax you pay.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for your payslip if you're earning €20,000
Minister for Finance Michael McGrath announced a number of changes to tax this afternoon.
The Budget's big tax plan: First USC cut in 5 years and higher income tax band raised to €42,000
The entry threshold to the 4% rate has been increased to €25,760 in line with an increase to minimum wage.
Revenue has written to a number of Irish influencers urging them to declare income earned
The letter said the revenue is “aware of the income earning potential from various activities conducted via online platforms”.
DCC votes to keep Local Property Tax at mimimum despite claims of 'dirty, smelly' streets
Those who favour increasing it say the funds are needed to clean up the capital.
September 2023
Ireland's Apple escrow fund lost €259 million in value last year
The loss was attributed to a significant increase in yields across global fixed income markets and fund operating expenses.
Varadkar wants tax and USC cuts for middle income earners as 'they pay the most'
Budget talks will begin between the party leaders next week.
Finance Minister rules out introduction of 30% income tax rate in this year's Budget
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar initially floated the idea of such a rate ahead of last year’s Budget.
Taoiseach indicates hold on excise increase and targeted mortgage interest relief in budget
The Taoiseach said Govt didn’t want to increase excise only to have to reduce it again.
Day-trippers to Venice to be charged €5 for visiting on busy weekends
The city’s council said the fee is ‘not a tool for making cash’.
This year
Hunter Biden denies two tax charges as plea deal unravels
He was charged for failing to pay more than $100,000 in taxes.
Tax package, energy and business supports to form part of October's giveaway budget
This year’s budget takes place on 10 October.
'Weight-based' tax for cars considered to offset the annual €1.5b cost of switching to EVs
Recent reports suggest the introduction of an increase to registration tax, congestion charges and weight-based charges.
Ireland 'really needs' to manage long-term planning better, fiscal watchdog warns govt
Unemployment rates are at record low levels and capacity constraints are a significant challenge.
Government rejects idea that taxing holiday homes could help deal with the housing crisis
The claim comes at the same time the Government is looking to crack down on short-term letting platforms.
FG wants entry point for higher tax band rate to get closer to €50,000 in this year's budget
An option being considered is a further increase on the €40,000.
Analysis: The €26 billion surplus could be used in a politically and financially clever way
If the government wants to fix housing with its budget surplus, it must do it the right way, writes economist Ciarán Casey.
Corporation tax up 71% in the first quarter of 2023 - but half of it is 'unlikely to be permanent'
However, Finance Minister Michael McGrath has said around half of that tax take is unlikely to be permanent.
Private jets in firing line as report shows over 6,000 flights left Irish airports last year
People Before Profit is to bring a Bill to the Dáil after Easter to ban private jets in Irish air space.
British Prime Minister Sunak under pressure over handling of Zahawi tax row
Rishi Sunak sacked Nadhim Zahawi from his role as Tory party chairman after an investigation found he breached the ministerial code.
Sunak defends handling of Zahawi row as pressure on Tory chairman mounts
Sunak said that due process will be followed, with his ethics advisor carrying out an investigation into Zahawi.
Last year
Trump’s tax returns released after long fight with Congress
The Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee voted last week to release the returns.
Trump Organisation convicted in executive tax dodge scheme
It could be fined up to 1.6 million dollars.
Tax officials warn Christmas online shoppers may face extra costs when goods arrive in Ireland
Revenue released a statement today outlining the problems faced by shoppers when Customs identify that duty is owed on online purchases.
Scheme to delay businesses repaying Covid debts to Revenue extended until 2024
Revenue has pushed the repayment date for warehoused debt out to 1 May 2024.
The Explainer: What type of tax system does Ireland have?
Is it progressive? And what does that even mean? The ESRI’s Barra Roantree joins us on this week’s episode to explain all.
FactCheck: Is the renters' €500 tax credit just worth seven days' rent in Dublin?
The claim was made by a housing charity after the budget was announced.
Explainer: There's a new rent tax credit, how can I avail of it and when will it be paid?
Does my landlord need to be registered? What if I’m on HAP?
Here's what Budget 2023 means for your payslip if you're earning €100,000
Here’s a breakdown of how your tax will change.
'Our citizens need help': Everything you need to know about Budget 2023
The Government has confirmed a range of measures including tax band changes, electricity credits and social welfare increases.
New Vacant Homes Tax targets unoccupied properties but there are some exemptions
It will be charged at three times the rate of the building’s local property tax liability.
Will Budget 2023 make any difference to you? We want to hear your stories
We’d love to hear your stories today. Will Budget 2023 help you, what’s your view?
'I don't say it lightly': Housing crisis is a breach in the social contract, says Tánaiste
In an exclusive interview, Leo Varadkar also indicated the minimum wage is to increase.
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