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# taxes - Thursday 6 February, 2020

# taxes - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme

Workers are afforded tax relief for expenses incurred in their day-to-day jobs.

# taxes - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told

The Irish Heart Foundation is arguing for the move in its pre-Budget submission.

# taxes - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

# taxes - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

# taxes - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years

In what many are dubbing an election speech, the Taoiseach promised transformational tax reform.

# taxes - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

# taxes - Monday 18 September, 2017

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

# taxes - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From The42 Napoli to offer Maradona role once club legend settles his bill with Italy's tax man Money Matters

Napoli to offer Maradona role once club legend settles his bill with Italy's tax man

The Argentine was ordered to pay €39 million four years ago.

# taxes - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Russia, Nazi Germany, and that Mexican wall: Trump faces all the big questions

However, he acknowledged that Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic computers.

# taxes - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Republican Thomas "Slab" Murphy had 'nothing to do with farming' court told

The three-judge Special Criminal Court found Murphy guilty on all counts and he was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in February.

# taxes - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

# taxes - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# taxes - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Watch: Donald Trump has had a rough 24 hours courtesy of New York Manhattan Takes Donald This post contains videos

Watch: Donald Trump has had a rough 24 hours courtesy of New York

The New York Times claims the mogul hasn’t paid tax “in decades”, while Saturday Night Live’s take on the presidential debate was less than flattering to Trump to put it mildly.

# taxes - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Poll: Should we take the Apple money? Taxes This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

The tech giant could be forced to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes when interest is taken into account as a result of the decision.

# taxes - Friday 22 January, 2016

From Business ETC There has been movement in Apple's stand-off with the EU over Irish tax deals Back Payments

There has been movement in Apple's stand-off with the EU over Irish tax deals

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has hit back at accusations of the company being given a preferential tax deal.

# taxes - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# taxes - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# taxes - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is 'typical pathetic crap'

A short Vine has sparked a war of words over taxes between the two parties.

# taxes - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me'

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# taxes - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Why hasn't the USC been scrapped yet?

We were told back in 2011 that it was a temporary measure, but €4 billion every year seems to be too difficult to part with.

# taxes - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

# taxes - Friday 2 October, 2015

Journalist says she's been interviewed by gardaí over Michael Lowry complaint

Elaine Byrne said she was interviewed by gardaí yesterday over a complaint by the independent TD.

# taxes - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week

Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.

# taxes - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# taxes - Monday 29 June, 2015

Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud

Judge Nolan said the businessman was “hard working” but that he had to mark the seriousness of the fraud.

# taxes - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he's cleared of tax liability

The TD had been accused of filing incorrect tax returns in 2003 and 2007.

# taxes - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# taxes - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

The government might not have much room to make tax cuts this year

Some bad news for the “squeezed middle”.

# taxes - Monday 12 January, 2015

# taxes - Friday 2 January, 2015

How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

We checked. Here’s the map.

# taxes - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993 Political Nostalgia This post contains videos

# taxes - Friday 14 November, 2014

More people are filing their tax returns online

By midnight yesterday, over 397,000 income tax returns for 2013 were filed.

# taxes - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

The outspoken celebrity has used his latest YouTube video to speak against Irish Water.

# taxes - Monday 13 October, 2014

Where does all your tax money go?

With the Budget just one day away, we take a look at where your tax money is currently being spent.

# taxes - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Opinion: Government needs a wake-up call over water charges

This charge will be a greater burden on those with low income – it’s an unfair and regressive tax on a fundamental need.

# taxes - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Charities don't want to see tax cuts in the Budget

They’d much prefer their funding back.

# taxes - Monday 22 September, 2014

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?

Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.

# taxes - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Michael Noonan will do 'whatever it takes' to reach deficit targets

The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015

# taxes - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Do rising property prices impact on Local Property Tax payments?

It seems like every month there’s new confusion regarding the Local Property Tax; let’s clear up a couple here.

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