Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17°C Sunday 19 September 2021

#Tax

# tax - Friday 2 September, 2016

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

Noonan claims Apple ruling an "attack" on Ireland's corporate tax regime

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:02 PM 40,059 Views 240 Comments

The Dáil will be recalled next to vote on the Government’s decision to appeal the Apple ruling.

# tax - Thursday 1 September, 2016

"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook
# Apple Tax
# Apple Tax

"The Irish government has done absolutely nothing wrong" - Tim Cook

Sep 1st 2016, 5:10 PM 37,806 Views 179 Comments

The Apple CEO has come out swinging since yesterday’s decision by the EC to bill his company €13 billion for unpaid Irish taxes.

# tax - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

EC: Ireland could spend Apple tax money on anything it wants
# Apple Pay
# Apple Pay

EC: Ireland could spend Apple tax money on anything it wants

Aug 31st 2016, 4:12 PM 25,203 Views 134 Comments

The European Commision says Ireland would indeed have options.

'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall
# Don't Hold Back
# Don't Hold Back

'Utter balderdash': Nobel-winning economist slams government's decision to appeal Apple windfall

Aug 31st 2016, 1:29 PM 28,967 Views 89 Comments

Joseph Stiglitz said it was ‘utterly mystifying’ that the government didn’t just take the €13 billion awarded in the European Commission’s decision.

"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?
# Rotten Apple?
# Rotten Apple?

"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?

Aug 31st 2016, 6:05 AM 41,155 Views 168 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists he will appeal the €13 billion Irish tax bill handed down to Apple by the European Commission.

# tax - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

How Much Of Apple's €13bn Do YOU Deserve?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Much Of Apple's €13bn Do YOU Deserve?

Aug 30th 2016, 1:26 PM 10,695 Views 9 Comments

We all want a piece.

# tax - Monday 29 August, 2016

Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why doesn't the government want Apple to cough up extra taxes?

Aug 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 42,951 Views 144 Comments

For the government, it’s all about appearances.

# tax - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?
# Benefits
# Benefits

Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?

Aug 20th 2016, 9:30 AM 18,692 Views 40 Comments

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar wants to know what benefits self-employed workers want.

# tax - Monday 8 August, 2016

Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Trump announces changes to tax plan as protesters are removed from venue

Aug 8th 2016, 6:23 PM 18,752 Views 46 Comments

He said that no business should pay more than 15% of income in taxes.

# tax - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Varadkar says state will fight legal challenges to sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Varadkar says state will fight legal challenges to sugar tax

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:15 PM 14,874 Views 80 Comments

Minister Varadkar has been calling for a sugar tax for some time now, but other powers that be appear to be stalling on the tax.

# tax - Monday 25 July, 2016

Vulture funds using charitable status for tax avoidance being investigated
# Legal Loophole
# Legal Loophole

Vulture funds using charitable status for tax avoidance being investigated

Jul 25th 2016, 9:46 AM 16,583 Views 51 Comments

Some vulture funds are using a tax loophole to pay as little as €250 in tax in Ireland.

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction
# Bring It Down
# Bring It Down

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction

Jul 25th 2016, 8:28 AM 12,427 Views 35 Comments

The lobby group called on the government to make every possible effort in October’s Budget to compensate for the negative effect of Brexit.

# tax - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car
# That Escalated Quickly
# That Escalated Quickly

Gardaí stop to help driver with flat tyre ... end up impounding car

Jul 24th 2016, 7:40 PM 54,571 Views 62 Comments

The driver had no insurance, no NCT certificate or no tax.

# tax - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated
# October's News Today
# October's News Today

New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated

Jul 19th 2016, 5:17 PM 62,644 Views 72 Comments

A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.

# tax - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?
# Leprechaun Economics
# Leprechaun Economics

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?

Jul 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 57,391 Views 94 Comments

Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.

# tax - Monday 4 July, 2016

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance
# Checkpoints
# Checkpoints

Gardaí clamp down on motorists without correct tax and insurance

Jul 4th 2016, 9:37 PM 78,454 Views 138 Comments

Three vehicles were seized today in the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

# tax - Thursday 30 June, 2016

"A dark day for truth-telling": Whistleblowers who alerted the world to Luxleaks tax scandal convicted
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

"A dark day for truth-telling": Whistleblowers who alerted the world to Luxleaks tax scandal convicted

Jun 30th 2016, 7:26 AM 32,169 Views 34 Comments

Both avoided jail, however.

# tax - Friday 3 June, 2016

Messi compared to 'crime boss' at tax fraud trial
# Allegations
From The42
# Allegations

Messi compared to 'crime boss' at tax fraud trial

Jun 3rd 2016, 8:18 PM 20,985 Views 0 Comments

Mario Maza, the state attorney representing tax authorities in the trial, is seeking a prison sentence of 22 and a half months for the footballer.

# tax - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irish tax deals costing poorer countries 'millions' in tax revenues
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

Irish tax deals costing poorer countries 'millions' in tax revenues

Apr 18th 2016, 8:56 AM 9,801 Views 48 Comments

ActionAid has called on the Irish government to reconsider treaties that reduce multinationals’ tax obligations in developing countries.

# tax - Sunday 3 April, 2016

The largest leak of financial data ever shows how world leaders - and Lionel Messi - are hiding their wealth
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

The largest leak of financial data ever shows how world leaders - and Lionel Messi - are hiding their wealth

Apr 3rd 2016, 8:30 PM 36,146 Views 67 Comments

The records come from a little-known law firm based in Panama called Mossack Fonseca.

# tax - Friday 4 March, 2016

Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK
# Settling Up
# Settling Up

Ireland could lose millions in tax as Facebook shifts UK profits back to UK

Mar 4th 2016, 8:38 PM 21,575 Views 65 Comments

The tech giant paid just €5,000 in corporate tax in the UK in 2014, by routing its profits through Ireland.

# tax - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Michael Lowry loses bid to halt trial on tax offences
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Michael Lowry loses bid to halt trial on tax offences

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:23 PM 8,664 Views 0 Comments

The outgoing independent TD has pledged to appeal today’s decision.

Here's what all of the parties' general election promises mean for your wallet
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's what all of the parties' general election promises mean for your wallet

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:03 PM 19,560 Views 140 Comments

Taxback.com’s calculator aims to show how the plans of the main parties will affect your take home pay.

# tax - Saturday 20 February, 2016

“Tax the rich” isn’t going to solve our problems after the election
# Opinion
# Opinion

“Tax the rich” isn’t going to solve our problems after the election

Feb 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 418 Views 192 Comments

‘Why would you move to Ireland, as a doctor or an executive looking to invest, if you could take a job elsewhere and earn more after tax?’, writes Aaron McKenna.

# tax - Friday 12 February, 2016

P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?
# Explainer
# Explainer

P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?

Feb 12th 2016, 7:00 AM 13,268 Views 29 Comments

P60 forms are often ‘filed’ in a drawer never to be seen again. However, it’s an important document.

# tax - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Google's European president doesn't know how much he gets paid
# Taxing Question
# Taxing Question

Google's European president doesn't know how much he gets paid

Feb 11th 2016, 1:54 PM 12,419 Views 21 Comments

Nice problem to have.

# tax - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly
# Column
# Column

Overweight people should pay more tax. Others can't pay for our folly

Feb 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 6,528 Views 216 Comments

Operation Transformation is not fat-shaming. We can’t mollycoddle to spare people’s feelings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# tax - Friday 22 January, 2016

Poll: Should Apple be forced to pay more tax in Ireland?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should Apple be forced to pay more tax in Ireland?

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:11 AM 25,338 Views 120 Comments

Ireland’s tax dealings with the company could face censure from the EU.

# tax - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Jan 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 362 Views 64 Comments

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

# tax - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil's new ad lashes Enda Kenny's infamous promise
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Fianna Fáil's new ad lashes Enda Kenny's infamous promise

Jan 13th 2016, 1:57 PM 28,040 Views 167 Comments

Gerry Adams agrees with the sentiment.

High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O'Brien
# Court
# Court

High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O'Brien

Jan 13th 2016, 11:40 AM 22,174 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday, Justice O’Malley ordered that only the man’s initials could be published.

# tax - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil says it's ready to govern again and has big plans for USC
# Lesson Learned
# Lesson Learned

Fianna Fáil says it's ready to govern again and has big plans for USC

Jan 12th 2016, 12:50 PM 12,415 Views 98 Comments

Party finance spokesperson Michael McGrath also insisted it would not be going into coalition with Sinn Féin.

# tax - Monday 11 January, 2016

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

This tax measure brought in €57m more than expected, but was it fair?

Jan 11th 2016, 6:10 AM 26,494 Views 32 Comments

A cap on tax relief on health insurance brought in €151 million.

# tax - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places

Jan 7th 2016, 6:04 PM 11,298 Views 18 Comments

A lot of drugs were seized too.

# tax - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Getting paid today? Michael Noonan has sorted it so you won't pay extra USC
# Cheers For That
# Cheers For That

Getting paid today? Michael Noonan has sorted it so you won't pay extra USC

Dec 31st 2015, 7:30 AM 30,704 Views 34 Comments

Happy New Year!

# tax - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates
# Go West
# Go West

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates

Dec 20th 2015, 6:58 PM 21,404 Views 170 Comments

He’s promising tax cuts but the opposition is screaming “auction politics”.

# tax - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Gerry Adams: 'Slab' Murphy is still a good republican
# Rights Denied
# Rights Denied

Gerry Adams: 'Slab' Murphy is still a good republican

Dec 19th 2015, 7:33 PM 34,497 Views 291 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD believes Murphy has been treated “unfairly”.

# tax - Friday 18 December, 2015

Supermodel accused of dodging millions in tax
# Default In Her Stars
# Default In Her Stars

Supermodel accused of dodging millions in tax

Dec 18th 2015, 3:33 PM 38,312 Views 19 Comments

Bar Refaeli is accused of not declaring taxes on an apartment.

# tax - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

A Renua candidate on the tax defaulters list says he wants to 'be accountable to others'
# Hands Up
# Hands Up

A Renua candidate on the tax defaulters list says he wants to 'be accountable to others'

Dec 9th 2015, 3:11 PM 19,515 Views 77 Comments

Desmond Hayes says he wants to be open about his mistakes.

# tax - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Tax lecturer pays €285,000 to Revenue over undeclared taxes
# Default In Their Stars
# Default In Their Stars

Tax lecturer pays €285,000 to Revenue over undeclared taxes

Dec 8th 2015, 10:07 PM 47,811 Views 35 Comments

The man has written books on the subject.