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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Taxes

All time
ESRI report says just 3 per cent better off on dole than in jobs
The organisation also recommends that the government look at diverse means of generating taxes other than relying on income-related taxes like the Universal Social Charge.
# vox pop
WATCH: If taxes are raised in Budget 2012, which should they be?
The very wealthy would be paying a great deal more tax if the respondents in this video vox pop had their way…
One-quarter of 100 biggest US firms paid CEO more than company tax bill
Chief executives at the largest firms in the US earned more from their companies than the taxman last year.
# Your Say
Poll: Should high earners be paying higher taxes?
The Italian government has introduced a ‘solidarity’ tax for high earners as part of a package of austerity measures. Should the rich in Ireland be made to pay additional taxes?…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
It’s your Friday Fix: the McGivern family react to the HIQA report, should our taxes be as high as Germany’s… and Enda Kenny the goat, King of the Puck Fair.
# Taxes
German economist says Ireland should raise taxes as high as... Germany's
Economist Peter Bofinger, one of Germany’s ‘Five Wise Men’, has said that Ireland needs to bring revenue levels up to those in Germany, and to raise taxes for the rich.
# Smuggling
Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day
Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.
ESRI calls for more cuts and higher taxes to wipe deficit
The economic think tank says Ireland should aim to cut it’s budget deficit within three years in order to return to the markets – and that this should be done through pay cuts, spending cuts and higher taxes.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Anglo Irish Bank scrabble; insurance policy fine print; US air traffic controllers hit the headlines again; and the devastating power of tornadoes. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix.
# Budget11
Cigarettes, alcohol and old age pensions untouched: reports
Reports suggest that fuel costs will rise but there will be no new duties on cigarettes and alcohol.