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#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 16,327 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 11,253 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 48,066 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 27,894 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 34,424 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.

# tax - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Calls for naming and shaming of tax defaulters who do not pay their settlements
# Death And Taxes
# Death And Taxes

Calls for naming and shaming of tax defaulters who do not pay their settlements

Dec 6th 2018, 6:20 AM 18,631 Views 36 Comments

From 2016 to May 2018, Revenue received a total of 9,721 ‘good citizen reports’ about suspected tax evasion.

# tax - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list
# Revenue
# Revenue

Roscommon County Council takes hit as Revenue publishes latest tax defaulters list

Dec 4th 2018, 9:13 PM 33,626 Views 17 Comments

The council settled for nearly €500,000 over under-declaration of VAT.

# tax - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters
# France
# France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Dec 3rd 2018, 2:17 PM 12,765 Views 40 Comments

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# tax - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters
# En Marche
# En Marche

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Nov 24th 2018, 10:38 AM 12,355 Views 39 Comments

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

# tax - Monday 19 November, 2018

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate
# Tax
# Tax

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate

Nov 19th 2018, 1:59 PM 29,864 Views 16 Comments

A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.

# tax - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax
# Income Tax
# Income Tax

Fine Gael Ard Fheis to vote on the introduction of a new middle band for income tax

Nov 15th 2018, 12:11 PM 27,742 Views 65 Comments

The Ard Fheis will also deal with a number of other motions on Brexit, social welfare, rents, and future referendums.

# tax - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Government now monitoring tax affairs of medium-sized corporations and certain 'high wealth individuals'
# Medium Enterprise Division
# Medium Enterprise Division

Government now monitoring tax affairs of medium-sized corporations and certain 'high wealth individuals'

Nov 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,061 Views 15 Comments

A new division will manage the affairs of people and companies who can’t be monitored by the Revenue’s Large Cases Division.

# tax - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'?
# Tech Giants
# Tech Giants

Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'?

Oct 30th 2018, 8:27 AM 42,547 Views 73 Comments

The measure was announced in the UK’s Budget yesterday but, with many tech giants located here, should Ireland do the same?

# tax - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Budget 2019: Here's what measures kick in today
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Here's what measures kick in today

Oct 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 50,442 Views 20 Comments

There’s a number of immediate changes after yesterday’s budget.

# tax - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with plans to increase the VAT rate for hotels and restaurants by 50%?

Oct 9th 2018, 10:24 AM 36,513 Views 102 Comments

Industry figures say it could lead to job losses in the sector.

How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden
# Opinion
# Opinion

How marriage is all-important when examining your tax burden

Oct 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 48,851 Views 31 Comments

Overall, Ireland’s labour income taxation system can be considered fair, however the benefits of saying “I do” may play a larger role in this than one might have expected, writes Shawn Britton.

# tax - Saturday 29 September, 2018

New report shows that 83 of Ireland's wealthiest people pay lower rate of income tax than average worker
# High Worth Individuals
# High Worth Individuals

New report shows that 83 of Ireland's wealthiest people pay lower rate of income tax than average worker

Sep 29th 2018, 8:32 AM 25,607 Views 65 Comments

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee said people would be “shocked” by the report.

# tax - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth
# Taxes And Spending
# Taxes And Spending

Unemployment set to drop again but Brexit could have negative impact on Irish growth

Sep 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,066 Views 43 Comments

The ESRI said a neutral Budget may be the best option next month.

# tax - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Urgent buy up of empty houses needed, but vacant property tax not recommended

Sep 18th 2018, 7:24 PM 23,486 Views 52 Comments

A report presented to government said a tax would not be an effective response to deal with the housing shortages.

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Apple pays over the €14.3bn due to Ireland - but the minister again denies that it's owed

Sep 18th 2018, 3:04 PM 42,989 Views 110 Comments

Ireland is appealing the EU Commission that Apple was in receipt of illegal state aid.

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Workers across all salary levels paying more tax than they did 10 years ago

Sep 18th 2018, 7:21 AM 29,495 Views 78 Comments

The net pay of single income earners on €35,000 is down 3% or €964 compared to 2008.

# tax - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Opinion: 'Earn money on the side? Fear of the taxman isn't a reason not to file your tax return'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'Earn money on the side? Fear of the taxman isn't a reason not to file your tax return'

Sep 2nd 2018, 8:45 AM 27,182 Views 31 Comments

‘Being in business means paying taxes on earnings’, writes Barry Flanagan.

# tax - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Aug 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 73,655 Views 196 Comments

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# tax - Saturday 4 August, 2018

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep
# Tourism
# Tourism

VAT hike for large hotels likely as minister says overcharging for rooms is ruining Ireland's rep

Aug 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,138 Views 64 Comments

Ross said big-profit hotels operating in Ireland are damaging the country’s tourism reputation.

# tax - 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 38,412 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 - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Column: 5 ways to get money back from the taxman
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 5 ways to get money back from the taxman

Jun 17th 2018, 3:00 PM 70,831 Views 19 Comments

Millions of euro in tax refunds goes unclaimed by the Irish public every year, writes Barry Flanagan.

# tax - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

The former firm behind Dublin's Tamango nightclub has been slapped with a big tax bill
# Tax Defaulters List
# Tax Defaulters List

The former firm behind Dublin's Tamango nightclub has been slapped with a big tax bill

Jun 12th 2018, 6:58 PM 30,668 Views 7 Comments

Portmarnock-based White Sands Hotel Limited was ordered to pay out €480,000.

# tax - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months
# Secret Bank Account
# Secret Bank Account

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months

Jun 6th 2018, 8:20 PM 60,395 Views 16 Comments

The doctor had a hidden bank account into which he lodged 1,686 cheques.

# tax - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone
# Exchequer Boost
# Exchequer Boost

Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone

May 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 8,550 Views 62 Comments

The new tax kicked in on 1 May.

# tax - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill
# Scam Calls
# Scam Calls

Revenue warning of bogus calls demanding payment of tax bill

May 23rd 2018, 11:49 AM 12,127 Views 27 Comments

Revenue advised anyone who received such a call to contact their local revenue office.

# tax - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax
# Sweetening The Deal
# Sweetening The Deal

Supermarket own-brand products reduce sugar to avoid new 30c tax

May 1st 2018, 4:08 PM 27,935 Views 71 Comments

The sugar tax comes into effect today.

# tax - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Revenue to scrap P60 and P45 forms in bid to modernise PAYE system
# Tax
# Tax

Revenue to scrap P60 and P45 forms in bid to modernise PAYE system

Apr 25th 2018, 4:37 PM 97,938 Views 56 Comments

The details of the new PAYE system were outlined in Revenue’s annual report published today.

# tax - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week
# Tax
# Tax

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week

Apr 24th 2018, 5:53 PM 20,764 Views 76 Comments

The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was first announced as part of Budget 2017.

# tax - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them
# Read Me
# Read Me

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them

Apr 8th 2018, 3:00 PM 35,040 Views 60 Comments

The first big benefit of being married is that you get to choose how you are taxed, writes John Lowe.

# tax - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Ireland needs to increase its tax take by €3 billion to have a fair and equal society, report says
# Less Is Not More
# Less Is Not More

Ireland needs to increase its tax take by €3 billion to have a fair and equal society, report says

Apr 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 27,010 Views 153 Comments

In a new book, Social Justice Ireland makes the case for a higher tax take for standards the Irish people “expect and deserve”.

# tax - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May
# Delay
# Delay

Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May

Mar 29th 2018, 1:16 PM 14,768 Views 46 Comments

The date has been pushed back to ensure the tax complies with EU State aid law.

# tax - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

A well-known Wicklow cosmetic surgery has been hit with a big tax bill
# Tax Defaulters
# Tax Defaulters

A well-known Wicklow cosmetic surgery has been hit with a big tax bill

Mar 13th 2018, 5:37 PM 45,516 Views 20 Comments

The Avoca Clinic was ordered to pay €138,000, according to the latest tax defaulters list.

# tax - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland
# Resting In My Account
# Resting In My Account

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

Mar 7th 2018, 10:24 AM 69,548 Views 141 Comments

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.

# tax - Sunday 25 February, 2018

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax

Feb 25th 2018, 11:09 AM 58,041 Views 154 Comments

They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.

# tax - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Gardaí caught a few people acting the maggot on Irish roads this weekend
# Ah Here
# Ah Here

Gardaí caught a few people acting the maggot on Irish roads this weekend

Jan 28th 2018, 3:55 PM 125,883 Views 76 Comments

A number of fines were issued.