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# tax - Friday 23 June, 2017

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:35 PM 24,563 Views 37 Comments

The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.

# tax - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT
# Caught Rapid
# Caught Rapid

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT

May 31st 2017, 9:12 PM 49,634 Views 57 Comments

Other than not wearing a seatbelt, there’s not many more offences left.

# tax - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It isn't sustainable for our tax revenues to be so dependent on Washington'
# 100 Days Of Trump
# 100 Days Of Trump

'It isn't sustainable for our tax revenues to be so dependent on Washington'

Apr 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 196 Views 15 Comments

Thought will need to be given to further broadening Ireland’s tax base, writes Victor Duggan.

# tax - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Contractor who 'isn't white collar' gets suspended sentence for €2.5m tax fraud
# Clare
# Clare

Contractor who 'isn't white collar' gets suspended sentence for €2.5m tax fraud

Apr 25th 2017, 6:39 PM 29,937 Views 41 Comments

Patrick Mahony “consistently, knowingly and willfully” filed incorrect VAT returns, Ennis Circuit Court was told.

# tax - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Soft drinks are reducing in sugar to avoid the upcoming sugar tax
# Not So Sweet
# Not So Sweet

Soft drinks are reducing in sugar to avoid the upcoming sugar tax

Apr 9th 2017, 11:30 AM 16,945 Views 58 Comments

Minister Noonan said that while the tax yield will be lower as a result, the overall impact is still positive.

# tax - Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party
# We're Back
# We're Back

'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party

Apr 3rd 2017, 2:38 PM 20,028 Views 145 Comments

Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.

# tax - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port
# Clamp Down
# Clamp Down

Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port

Mar 16th 2017, 1:40 PM 8,499 Views 15 Comments

They made the seizure a couple of days before St Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off.

# tax - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Leaked returns show Donald Trump paid $38 million in tax in 2005
# Hefty Bill
# Hefty Bill

Leaked returns show Donald Trump paid $38 million in tax in 2005

Mar 15th 2017, 6:55 AM 22,563 Views 79 Comments

The White House has condemned the publishing of the president’s tax returns as “illegal”.

# tax - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Ireland could be in breach of EU law by charging VRT on cross-border cars
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

Ireland could be in breach of EU law by charging VRT on cross-border cars

Mar 2nd 2017, 9:36 PM 77,395 Views 99 Comments

The opinion found that European Commission’s case was “well founded” and ruled in their favour.

# tax - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month
# Fresh Car Smell
# Fresh Car Smell

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

Feb 1st 2017, 2:59 PM 18,603 Views 56 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# tax - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

Jan 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 59,294 Views 69 Comments

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# tax - Monday 9 January, 2017

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Jan 9th 2017, 9:15 PM 51,483 Views 57 Comments

Their 4×4 was seized and they will appear in court.

# tax - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets
# The Great Irish Sell Off
# The Great Irish Sell Off

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets

Jan 8th 2017, 1:49 PM 45,984 Views 136 Comments

New research has shown companies pay just €250 in tax a year.

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,988 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# tax - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

Working the frontline: Here's how I live on €23,171 (before tax) a year

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 10,740 Views 284 Comments

‘My most foolhardy move?’ Leaving the private sector and joining An Garda Síochána, admits this frontline worker.

# tax - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage
# Carrot And Stick
# Carrot And Stick

Green Party thinks taxing vacant sites could help tackle housing shortage

Dec 20th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,711 Views 59 Comments

The proposal aims to “incentivise development and discourage land speculation”.

# tax - Friday 2 December, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of using an Irish company to avoid Spanish tax
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of using an Irish company to avoid Spanish tax

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:00 PM 20,532 Views 38 Comments

But a firm connected to the Real Madrid star claims it was the victim of a cyberattack.

# tax - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Less than half of this year's tax defaulters have paid up in full
# Revenue
# Revenue

Less than half of this year's tax defaulters have paid up in full

Nov 20th 2016, 7:10 AM 18,027 Views 17 Comments

Minister Michael Noonan has indicated that publication notices in future will indicate the payment status in relation to published tax settlements.

# tax - Friday 18 November, 2016

# tax - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims
Live Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

# tax - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?

Oct 12th 2016, 2:12 PM 23,154 Views 108 Comments

We asked the people of Dublin how much a pack of cigarettes should cost.

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

Oct 12th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,814 Views 12 Comments

There are very few puns.

# tax - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €20,000
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €20,000

Oct 11th 2016, 4:14 PM 23,234 Views 23 Comments

Has the budget changed things for you?

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €30,000
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €30,000

Oct 11th 2016, 3:13 PM 62,335 Views 39 Comments

How does this change things for you?

Budget 2017: Smokers have been hit hard again, but alcohol and petrol are staying the same
# Old Reliables
# Old Reliables

Budget 2017: Smokers have been hit hard again, but alcohol and petrol are staying the same

Oct 11th 2016, 2:06 PM 30,860 Views 32 Comments

Excise on cigarettes has now gone up €1 in two years.

Confirmed: USC will be cut
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

Confirmed: USC will be cut

Oct 11th 2016, 1:39 PM 27,920 Views 28 Comments

The cuts in the tax mean that people earning €35,000 a year will save €175.

# tax - Monday 10 October, 2016

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you optimistic about the Budget?

Oct 10th 2016, 9:56 AM 22,291 Views 76 Comments

After much speculation, tomorrow is D-Day.

# tax - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge
# The Final Countdown
# The Final Countdown

Ireland's much-hated tax that just won't go away: The Universal Social Charge

Oct 8th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,568 Views 98 Comments

It’s difficult to remember a time when those three letters weren’t on your payslip.

# tax - Friday 7 October, 2016

7 big questions about the Budget, answered by an expert
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

7 big questions about the Budget, answered by an expert

Oct 7th 2016, 11:03 AM 20,043 Views 15 Comments

We spoke to KBC economist Austin Hughes about how the upcoming Budget will affect you day to day.

# tax - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Pubs want the government to cut tax on drink because of weaker sterling
# Barrels Of Money
# Barrels Of Money

Pubs want the government to cut tax on drink because of weaker sterling

Oct 5th 2016, 12:33 PM 12,949 Views 49 Comments

The hospitality industry employs 204,000 people.

# tax - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should relatives get more inheritance tax relief?

Oct 4th 2016, 10:15 AM 22,934 Views 54 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is said to be planning a break for children, but not other relatives.

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending
# Daddy Or Chips?
# Daddy Or Chips?

Irish people can't decide if they want tax cuts or increased spending

Oct 4th 2016, 9:18 AM 8,364 Views 72 Comments

Tax cuts for some, miniature Irish flags for others.

# tax - Monday 3 October, 2016

Republican leaders have hailed Donald Trump as 'a genius' for paying no tax for 20 years
# Pretty Rich
# Pretty Rich

Republican leaders have hailed Donald Trump as 'a genius' for paying no tax for 20 years

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:43 AM 21,350 Views 77 Comments

Chris Christie and a former New York mayor backed the Republican nominee, after he reportedly lost $916 million in a year.

# tax - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Poll: Do you support a grant scheme for first-time buyers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support a grant scheme for first-time buyers?

Oct 2nd 2016, 9:50 AM 32,892 Views 130 Comments

The plans are coming in the upcoming budget.

# tax - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sinéad O'Connor on tax defaulters list over €160k settlement
# Under Declaring Tax
# Under Declaring Tax

Sinéad O'Connor on tax defaulters list over €160k settlement

Sep 27th 2016, 3:43 PM 33,269 Views 36 Comments

There were also a number of settlements between other individuals and Revenue that totalled over €1m.

# tax - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase

Sep 20th 2016, 10:06 AM 53,546 Views 152 Comments

Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.

# tax - Monday 12 September, 2016

After Apple: Ireland's taxation regime has become a source of embarrassment to our people
# Opinion
# Opinion

After Apple: Ireland's taxation regime has become a source of embarrassment to our people

Sep 12th 2016, 8:30 PM 277 Views 76 Comments

Ireland needs a serious discussion about what part we want to play in the fight against tax avoidance, writes Matt Carthy.

# tax - Friday 9 September, 2016

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How much do multinationals actually contribute in taxes?

Sep 9th 2016, 7:07 PM 25,513 Views 58 Comments

FactCheck looks into a set a claims made over the airwaves and in the Dáil in the past week.

# tax - Monday 5 September, 2016

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China
# Talk Of The Town
# Talk Of The Town

The Apple tax ruling is being talked about at the G20 summit in China

Sep 5th 2016, 9:10 AM 10,072 Views 59 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has defended the decision after attacks from the US

# tax - Sunday 4 September, 2016

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 37,183 Views 57 Comments

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.