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# taxes - This year 2022

Budget 2023: What can we expect in next week's package?
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Budget 2023: What can we expect in next week's package?

Sep 20th 2022, 6:00 AM 87,899 Views 32 Comments

Next week’s budget is set to be split in two, with one-off cost-of-living measures expected to be included.

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget
# Inflation
# Inflation

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget

Jun 28th 2022, 11:12 AM 19,938 Views 108 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says now is the time for emergency measures to tackle rising inflation.

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?

Feb 15th 2022, 2:44 PM 26,007 Views 49 Comments

Some politicians’ stances on the tax have changed over the years.

# taxes - Last year 2021

Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes
# Taxes
# Taxes

Michael Pidgeon: Why the left - including Sinn Féin - should support property taxes

Jun 2nd 2021, 1:46 PM 20,413 Views 68 Comments

The Green Party councillor says 90% of Ireland’s household wealth is tied up in property and that we should keep taxing it.

# taxes - All time

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
# Investigation
# Investigation

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’

Dec 9th 2020, 9:28 PM 31,026 Views 54 Comments

The investigation by the Delaware US Attorney’s office was disclosed in a statement by Biden’s transition office.

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

Sep 28th 2020, 11:52 AM 48,430 Views 117 Comments

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens

Feb 6th 2020, 6:05 AM 25,376 Views 93 Comments

It’s all about the money.

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme
# Tax Back
# Tax Back

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme

Dec 5th 2019, 4:41 PM 26,800 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,496 Views 85 Comments

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

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends
# Rise At The Pump
# Rise At The Pump

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

Mar 28th 2019, 4:41 PM 10,779 Views 91 Comments

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

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes
# Taxes
# Taxes

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes

Nov 20th 2018, 8:01 PM 13,577 Views 23 Comments

The changes will kick in in January 2020.

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years
# Ge 18
# Ge 18

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

Nov 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 23,089 Views 98 Comments

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

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland
# Papal Taxation
# Papal Taxation

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

Jul 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,841 Views 20 Comments

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

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

Sep 18th 2017, 2:32 PM 18,194 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 17th 2017, 1:52 PM 6,422 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2017, 4:59 PM 20,002 Views 135 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 10th 2016, 7:47 AM 13,334 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 11th 2016, 4:36 PM 25,608 Views 5 Comments

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,957 Views 70 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2016, 12:39 PM 47,533 Views 94 Comments

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.

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?
# Taxes
# Taxes

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

Aug 31st 2016, 9:37 AM 36,152 Views 136 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:56 AM 15,638 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 14th 2016, 3:23 PM 28,407 Views 126 Comments

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

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel
# Price At The Pumps
# Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Jan 13th 2016, 2:00 PM 34,176 Views 91 Comments

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

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is 'typical pathetic crap'
# Social Media Wars
# Social Media Wars

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

Nov 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,289 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 109 Views 27 Comments

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.

Why hasn't the USC been scrapped yet?
# Budget 16
# Budget 16

Why hasn't the USC been scrapped yet?

Oct 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 19,628 Views 37 Comments

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.

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

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

Oct 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 313 Views 110 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 21,061 Views 79 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 21st 2015, 10:56 PM 22,141 Views 63 Comments

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

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

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

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,596 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

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

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

Jun 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 57,106 Views 81 Comments

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

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he's cleared of tax liability
# Not A Fan
# Not A Fan

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

Jun 16th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,750 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 11th 2015, 6:32 PM 16,969 Views 106 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2015, 6:04 AM 11,660 Views 41 Comments

Some bad news for the “squeezed middle”.

How much tax did Revenue collect last year?
# Fingers Means The Taxes
# Fingers Means The Taxes

How much tax did Revenue collect last year?

Jan 12th 2015, 5:19 PM 14,027 Views 34 Comments

Loads.

How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?
# VAT Out OF Hell
# VAT Out OF Hell

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

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 33,366 Views 52 Comments

We checked. Here’s the map.

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993
# Political Nostalgia
# Political Nostalgia

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 17,762 Views 63 Comments

He wasn’t a fan.

More people are filing their tax returns online
# Revenue
# Revenue

More people are filing their tax returns online

Nov 14th 2014, 7:02 PM 10,121 Views 18 Comments

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

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester
# The Trews
# The Trews

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 38,596 Views 129 Comments

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

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