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#Taxation

# taxation - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Which Budget changes kick in from tomorrow?
# Looking Forwad
# Looking Forwad

Which Budget changes kick in from tomorrow?

Dec 31st 2020, 6:00 AM 41,386 Views 10 Comments

Many changes for Budget 2021 kick in next month.

# taxation - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Plans to increase the higher rate tax band to €50,000 would cost €2.3bn, says Government tax group
# Taxman
# Taxman

Plans to increase the higher rate tax band to €50,000 would cost €2.3bn, says Government tax group

Jul 18th 2019, 11:51 AM 19,659 Views 85 Comments

The paper warns that further reductions in the USC could lead to a “narrowing of the tax base”.

# taxation - Monday 17 December, 2018

Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle

Dec 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 35,906 Views 63 Comments

High earners pay more tax but they also benefit from the fact workers in the service industry get paid low wages, writes Killian Donoghue.

# taxation - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 62,426 Views 81 Comments

FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which is to go live on 1 May.

# taxation - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?

Sep 20th 2017, 9:00 PM 26,717 Views 56 Comments

There’s a lot of chat about what’s taken from our pay by Revenue at the moment – here are some facts.

# taxation - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD
# Brexit Tax
# Brexit Tax

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Jul 19th 2017, 2:48 PM 17,679 Views 115 Comments

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

# taxation - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Poll: Should people who paid their water charges get their money back?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should people who paid their water charges get their money back?

Dec 1st 2016, 8:07 AM 28,667 Views 197 Comments

Minister Coveney has said that people who paid the water charges “did the right thing”.

# taxation - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Simon Coveney: 'You don't wash your car with Ballygowan, because if you do you pay for it'

Nov 30th 2016, 9:40 AM 21,968 Views 249 Comments

The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.

# taxation - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,445 Views 96 Comments

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# taxation - Friday 28 November, 2014

Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax... if he's re-elected
# I WILL I SWEAR
# I WILL I SWEAR

Enda Kenny promises to cut income tax... if he's re-elected

Nov 28th 2014, 10:20 AM 13,884 Views 188 Comments

He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.

# taxation - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court
# See You In Court
# See You In Court

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

Nov 27th 2014, 6:30 AM 13,510 Views 35 Comments

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

# taxation - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,723 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# taxation - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

They said they'd be cutting taxes and they have. Here's where the savings are:
# Good News
# Good News

They said they'd be cutting taxes and they have. Here's where the savings are:

Oct 15th 2014, 6:39 AM 57,245 Views 138 Comments

After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….

# taxation - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Cigarettes and petrol: How much have the old reliables been hiked in the last 20 years?
# Pack Of Twenty
# Pack Of Twenty

Cigarettes and petrol: How much have the old reliables been hiked in the last 20 years?

Oct 12th 2014, 8:10 AM 30,632 Views 48 Comments

And what ministers are the most responsible?

# taxation - Friday 25 July, 2014

'Only America can solve tax issues for multinationals'
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

'Only America can solve tax issues for multinationals'

Jul 25th 2014, 12:59 PM 6,384 Views 21 Comments

The Jobs Minister says that if Barack Obama has a problem with tax loopholes, he should look in his own house

# taxation - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Roll back on 'penal austerity taxes'-Ibec
# Tax Back Special
# Tax Back Special

Roll back on 'penal austerity taxes'-Ibec

May 6th 2014, 12:29 PM 5,493 Views 18 Comments

The Taoiseach reaffirmed his commitment to tax cuts – but only if the economy is performing well.

# taxation - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Ireland would be "biggest loser" in OECD tax shake-up
# Tax Target
# Tax Target

Ireland would be "biggest loser" in OECD tax shake-up

Mar 25th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,342 Views 34 Comments

Proposals to tax digital companies where user bases are located would “fundamentally change” the environment for tech giants based in Ireland.

# taxation - Monday 25 November, 2013

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes
# Brussels
# Brussels

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes

Nov 25th 2013, 8:36 AM 3,727 Views 18 Comments

The proposal is part of a wide range of measures planned by the EU to tackle tax evasion.

# taxation - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Concerns over change in pay-and-file tax deadline
# D-Day
# D-Day

Concerns over change in pay-and-file tax deadline

Nov 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 7,035 Views 5 Comments

There are proposals to bring the pay-and-file date forward to as early as June next year so the Department of Finance has all the data needed ahead of the October Budget.

# taxation - Saturday 2 November, 2013

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements
# Mon Ami
# Mon Ami

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Nov 2nd 2013, 5:30 PM 12,210 Views 16 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

# taxation - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Here's how much extra tax the government expects to take next year
# The Taxman
# The Taxman

Here's how much extra tax the government expects to take next year

Oct 27th 2013, 5:30 PM 15,618 Views 48 Comments

Michael Noonan will be a happy man if these targets are hit…

# taxation - Monday 30 September, 2013

Tánaiste: Taxation is not the reason for emigration 'brain drain'
# Emigration
# Emigration

Tánaiste: Taxation is not the reason for emigration 'brain drain'

Sep 30th 2013, 12:27 PM 6,571 Views 69 Comments

Eamon Gilmore was responding to comments by Leo Varadkar that it is not normal for people in other countries on “pretty modest incomes” to hit the highest rate of tax.

# taxation - Thursday 12 September, 2013

# taxation - Friday 6 September, 2013

ISME: Plans to increase PRSI for self employed "utter madness"
# Social Insurance
# Social Insurance

ISME: Plans to increase PRSI for self employed "utter madness"

Sep 6th 2013, 2:44 PM 7,525 Views 107 Comments

The proposed rise in Pay Related Social Insurance is being considered by Minister Joan Burton.

# taxation - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Column: Is Ireland actually a tax haven?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is Ireland actually a tax haven?

Jul 21st 2013, 8:30 AM 129 Views 28 Comments

The consequence of tax avoidance and evasion by multinationals and wealthy individuals is higher income taxes for the rest of society, writes Dr Tom McDonnell who says Ireland is certainly not a haven for the average taxpayer.

# taxation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland's budgetary policies
# Budget
# Budget

NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland's budgetary policies

Jun 26th 2013, 12:05 PM 2,962 Views 9 Comments

The economic institute says using the promissory note savings, investing in a stimulus package and taxing the top 10 per cent of earners could reduce the government deficit to 3 per cent by 2015.

# taxation - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed
# G8
# G8

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed

Jun 18th 2013, 2:20 PM 4,370 Views 8 Comments

G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.

# taxation - Friday 5 April, 2013

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms

Apr 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 50 Views 172 Comments

The Government has no democratic mandate from the electorate for a property tax. In fact, they were elected on the very opposite of commitments, writes Kieran Allen.

# taxation - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'
# Taxation
# Taxation

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'

Mar 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,836 Views 90 Comments

The Finance Minister said yesterday that there is no unidentified source that the government can tap for funding to help close the deficit.

# taxation - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Noonan and Howlin will both deliver Budget 2013 next Wednesday
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Noonan and Howlin will both deliver Budget 2013 next Wednesday

Nov 29th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,613 Views 59 Comments

Though the budget is being held over just one day this year, Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin will both make speeches, starting from 2.30pm next Wednesday.

# taxation - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Ireland given pre-Budget boost with ECJ opinion on VAT laws
# VAT
# VAT

Ireland given pre-Budget boost with ECJ opinion on VAT laws

Nov 28th 2012, 10:53 AM 6,728 Views 8 Comments

The European Court of Justice says Brussels shouldn’t be able to force Ireland to change its VAT laws.

# taxation - Monday 19 November, 2012

Ireland to find out whether Brussels can force change in VAT laws
# VAT
# VAT

Ireland to find out whether Brussels can force change in VAT laws

Nov 19th 2012, 9:51 AM 6,562 Views 9 Comments

EU VAT laws allow several people to be treated as one – but Brussels says Ireland shouldn’t include non-taxable people in those groups.

# taxation - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland

Nov 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 60 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.

# taxation - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Government called on to clarify Budget plans for income tax, social welfare
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government called on to clarify Budget plans for income tax, social welfare

Aug 25th 2012, 12:53 PM 7,183 Views 81 Comments

Michael McGrath TD says that the latest updates to Ireland’s bailout terms contradict pledges in the Programme for Government.

# taxation - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Prepare for a hike in petrol prices, warns AA Ireland
# Fuel
# Fuel

Prepare for a hike in petrol prices, warns AA Ireland

Aug 18th 2012, 1:03 PM 10,405 Views 105 Comments

AA Ireland’s Conor Faughnan says ‘super-taxes’ on fuel are a central factor in petrol prices.

# taxation - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Taoiseach: Programme for Government pledges stand
# Budget
# Budget

Taoiseach: Programme for Government pledges stand

Jun 26th 2012, 8:38 AM 1,937 Views 25 Comments

However, Enda Kenny wouldn’t discuss what might be on or off the table for Budget 2013.

# taxation - Monday 18 June, 2012

Keaveney concerned about proposals to collect property tax via PAYE
# Property
# Property

Keaveney concerned about proposals to collect property tax via PAYE

Jun 18th 2012, 10:06 AM 2,844 Views 54 Comments

The Labour party chairman has raised concerns over suggestions that the new tax could be deducted directly from PAYE workers’ pay packets – saying these type of workers are unlikely to own multiple properties.

# taxation - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Column: 'Self-employed people need a safety net too'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Self-employed people need a safety net too'

May 31st 2012, 7:00 AM 33 Views 43 Comments

Patricia Callan of the Small Firms Association says in order to encourage entrepreneurs, self-employed people should get as much protection as their employees if a business fails.

# taxation - Friday 25 May, 2012

New Zealand’s ‘paperboy tax’ criticised
# TAX THE KIDS
From The Daily Edge
# TAX THE KIDS

New Zealand’s ‘paperboy tax’ criticised

May 25th 2012, 7:35 PM 7,432 Views 31 Comments

Kids’ pocket money is up for grabs from the New Zealand government .

# taxation - Friday 4 May, 2012

Report says moving motor tax services to Post Office will save €60m
# Post Office
# Post Office

Report says moving motor tax services to Post Office will save €60m

May 4th 2012, 4:00 PM 6,436 Views 33 Comments

An independent report has analysed the savings to the Exchequer is a number of services were transferred to the post office network.

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