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#Transaction Tax

# transaction-tax - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland?

May 6th 2014, 6:13 PM 16,562 Views 35 Comments

Two experts run the rule over the Financial Transaction Tax for TheJournal.ie.

# transaction-tax - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation
# Transaction Tax
# Transaction Tax

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 4,807 Views 13 Comments

Its estimated the tax could yield as much as €57 billion if introduced on a EU-wide basis but concerns remain in Ireland that its introduction could see jobs transferred abroad.

# transaction-tax - Friday 12 October, 2012

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way

Oct 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 109 Views 20 Comments

Proposals for a European financial transaction tax are wishful thinking – and won’t hinder the bankers, writes Arthur Doohan.

# transaction-tax - Friday 22 June, 2012

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:03 PM 2,422 Views 15 Comments

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

MEPs clear way for 'opt out' on transaction tax feared by Noonan
# Transaction Tax
# Transaction Tax

MEPs clear way for 'opt out' on transaction tax feared by Noonan

Apr 25th 2012, 6:04 PM 4,191 Views 24 Comments

A European Parliament committee allows countries to opt out of a transactions tax – a proposal Michael Noonan openly opposes.

# transaction-tax - Monday 26 March, 2012

Transaction tax could save Ireland €534m, says European Commission
# Ftt
# Ftt

Transaction tax could save Ireland €534m, says European Commission

Mar 26th 2012, 8:50 AM 2,382 Views 4 Comments

The controversial could reduce Ireland’s contribution to the EU budget in 2020 by 50 per cent – or €534 million – according to estimates by the European Commission.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route

Feb 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 85 Views 16 Comments

We’re running scared from the financial bogeymen, but our governments could easily take control, writes Martin O’Dea.

# transaction-tax - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Kenny: We would like to see banks taxed
# Banks
# Banks

Kenny: We would like to see banks taxed

Jan 14th 2012, 11:22 AM 5,861 Views 66 Comments

However, the Taoiseach said that any financial tax that is not introduced in London will not be accepted in Dublin.

# transaction-tax - Monday 9 January, 2012

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax
# Euro
# Euro

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax

Jan 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,469 Views 9 Comments

Nicolas Sarkozy has warned that France will go it alone with the controversial ‘Tobin tax’ if agreement is not reached.

# transaction-tax - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

MEPs back plans for tax on financial transactions
# Tobin Tax
# Tobin Tax

MEPs back plans for tax on financial transactions

Mar 9th 2011, 9:43 AM 616 Views 0 Comments

The European Parliament gives its backing to a ‘Tobin Tax’ on all transactions, asking Brussels to investigate the €200bn plan.