# exchequer-returns - Today’s News
Log fires, rustling leaves, full permission to eat marshmallows with everything – ah, autumn, we’ve missed you.
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
The results are being hailed as evidence that no further cuts are needed in October’s budget.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
The department say that the overall level of tax collected remains unchanged.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
VAT receipts are up 7.1 per cent to €2.1 billion.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
The Social Welfare budget has an under spend of €182 million, while the Health budget is over.
# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 November, 2013
All four of the big tax heads were down last month though
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that it’s too early to give any further details on the exact figure.
The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
But the deficit for the first eight months of this year was over €4 billion less than it was in the first eight months of 2012.
# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 August, 2013
Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.
The €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life held a exchequer surplus last month of €1.43 billion as tax take in July was lower than predictions.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
The Department of Finance said the tax profile is helped by the collection of €126 million in Property Tax receipts.
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.
# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
A total of €21 million in local property tax was collected during April.
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.
# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 March, 2013
The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.
# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 February, 2013
A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.
# exchequer-returns - Saturday 5 January, 2013
Did Irish people get any better at saving in 2012? And how much will the next batch of new TDs pay for a pension?
# exchequer-returns - Friday 4 January, 2013
The EU wanted the general government deficit to be under 8.6 per cent of GDP, but it could be under even 8 per cent.
# exchequer-returns - Thursday 3 January, 2013
VAT and corporation tax recorded surpluses, while income tax and excise duties recorded shortfalls.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
The Department of Finance has released the last exchequer returns before tomorrow’s Budget with income tax take for November 12 per cent below target.
# exchequer-returns - Saturday 1 December, 2012
The first documents for Budget 2013 show the government expecting a 4.5 per cent increase in income tax in 2013.
# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 November, 2012
Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.
# exchequer-returns - Thursday 4 October, 2012
The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 October, 2012
The things we learned, loved and shared today.
Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.
# exchequer-returns - Thursday 27 September, 2012
The annual report from the Comptroller & Auditor General says State spending reached an all-time high in 2011.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 September, 2012
Tax revenues to the end of August have brought in €365 million more than expected.
# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 August, 2012
The Exchequer Returns for the end of July show the tax take is 2.5 per cent ahead of target, and 9 per cent up on last year.
# exchequer-returns - Monday 21 May, 2012
# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 March, 2012
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
The deficit rose slightly in the first two months of this year when compared to figures for the same period in 2011.
# exchequer-returns - Sunday 11 December, 2011
The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.
# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 December, 2011
The latest exchequer figures are in – and it’s worse than expected.
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 5 October, 2011
Michael McGrath says the government’s pension levy isn’t being used on job creation – but the government disagrees.
# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.
# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 July, 2011
While the deficit is in line with the Department of Finance’s estimates, the tax-take for the first six months of 2011 is below the government’s forecast.