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Exchequer

Exchequer

The government department that manages and collects revenues.

# exchequer - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Adrian Mole, Hitler, and the tv licence : The week in numbers

Plus: How much money did the Criminal Assets Bureau give to the Exchequer last year from criminal activity?

# exchequer - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster

The cigarettes were seized from a Ford Transit van on the Tipperary/Limerick border this afternoon.

# exchequer - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Ask your council candidates to pledge to publish receipts for their expenses

The only way to affect real change in politics is at the ballot box. Ask you local council candidate whether they plan to voluntarily publish receipts for their expenses. If they will, tell them you’ll vote for them. If not, good luck and goodbye.

# exchequer - Saturday 14 December, 2013

60,000 cigarettes seized by Customs officers in Cork

Cigarettes and a quantity of tobacco were found when a car was stopped by gardaí on the M8 this morning.

# exchequer - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Six tax defaulters paid out bills of over €1 million each between June and September

A businessman in Cork, a Galway hotel and a Wexford pub topped the list, which amounted to over €27 million for the quarter.

# exchequer - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Pay-and-file tax deadline won’t change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though Tax

Pay-and-file tax deadline won’t change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though

The Government have said it remains their plan to bring forward to date to submit tax returns but it won’t happen until 2015 at the earliest.

# exchequer - Monday 18 November, 2013

Fuel laundering plant with 10m litre capacity uncovered in rural Waterford

The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.

# exchequer - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From Business ETC Here’s how much extra tax the government expects to take next year The Taxman

Here’s how much extra tax the government expects to take next year

Michael Noonan will be a happy man if these targets are hit…

# exchequer - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From Business ETC Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016 Budget 2014

Levy on banks of €150 million a year until 2016

Domestic banks will pay the levy totaling €150 million a year for the next three years with each bank to pay based on interest on thier deposits.

# exchequer - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Drogheda and Tallaght blackspots for illicit cigarettes

The research firm MS Intelligence examined discarded cigarette packs on the streets and in bins and found that Drogheda and Tallaght were the worst affected areas

# exchequer - Monday 16 September, 2013

Noonan: We might have some leeway if figures ahead of Budget are positive

Michael Noonan indicated there may be a Budget adjustment of less than €3.1 billion if there’s good news contained in two key sets of data, but he said the final figure had not yet been decided.

# exchequer - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Swappage scheme could generate €129 million for Exchequer, says motor industry

The scheme would see a €2,000 reduction in VRT on the purchase of a new car where the trade-in is a 2008 car or older.

# exchequer - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

From Business ETC Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target

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 - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From Business ETC €100m boost as Central Bank announces bigger profit than expected Central Bank

€100m boost as Central Bank announces bigger profit than expected

The Central Bank’s profits for 2012 were higher than forecast in Budget 2013 – offering some relief for the State coffers.

# exchequer - Friday 26 April, 2013

CAB forwarded €6.5 million to the Exchequer in 2011

The report has been welcomed by the Garda Commissioner.

# exchequer - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Two oil laundering plants uncovered in Louth raid

Revenue said the illegal laundries represented a possible loss to the Exchequer of €8 million a year.

# exchequer - Thursday 3 January, 2013

The Evening Fix…now with added spuds and eggs

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From Business ETC Exchequer deficit reduced by €10bn in 2012 to €14.9bn Exchequer Returns

Exchequer deficit reduced by €10bn in 2012 to €14.9bn

VAT and corporation tax recorded surpluses, while income tax and excise duties recorded shortfalls.

# exchequer - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Exchequer returns: Government’s tax take 0.5 per cent below target

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 - Friday 30 November, 2012

Budget 2013: Children’s groups hit out at likely €10 cut to child benefit

Various reports indicate that child benefit will be cut from €140 to €130 per child in next week’s Budget.

# exchequer - Friday 2 November, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# exchequer - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

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 - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

From Business ETC Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn

Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.

# exchequer - Friday 28 September, 2012

Over €4.1m in pensions paid to former ministers last year

Most current government ministers entitled to pensions from previous ministerial posts surrendered them last year but Finance Minister Michael Noonan didn’t. Bertie Ahern handed back some of his annual pension.

# exchequer - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Senator calls for crackdown on €250m-a-year illegal cigarette market

Catherine Noone says tough new measures are needed to tackle the illegal sale of cigarettes in Ireland.

# exchequer - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

From Business ETC So far in 2012…tax takes €500 million ahead of target Exchequer

So far in 2012…tax takes €500 million ahead of target

Three of the ‘big four’ categories – corporation, income and VAT – are performing strongly.

# exchequer - Friday 29 June, 2012

700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers Revenue This post contains images

700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers

The cigarettes, which were seized in three separate operations this week, had an estimated retail value of over €315,000.

# exchequer - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From Business ETC Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012 Exchequer

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012

The Department of Finance said that the increases marked “an encouraging performance” in the first five months of the year.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# exchequer - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Skodas, jets and the Lotto: the week in statistics

Our weekly wrap-up of the numbers that defined the week, like: how much did our 12 MEPs take in donations last year?

# exchequer - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC So far…2012 tax take ahead of target Exchequer

So far…2012 tax take ahead of target

Tax revenues of €8.72 billion are over 10 per cent ahead of end-March profiles with increases in income, corporation and VAT intakes.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# exchequer - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Oil laundering plant discovered in Cavan

Gardaí and Revenue officers uncovered the plant this evening and said it had the capacity to launder around ten million litres of fuel per year.

# exchequer - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Quarter of a million Irish fail to seek help for debilitating back pain – survey

With 80 per cent of those suffering nerve-related back pain aged under 50, chronic pain is thought to be significantly impacting people’s personal and professional lives.

# exchequer - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure

Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.

# exchequer - Friday 3 February, 2012

More than 125,000 cigarettes seized in Cork

The cigarettes and tobacco seized in a series of raids were worth more than €80,000.

# exchequer - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Plastic bag levy on way to Northern Ireland

A similar – but more expensive – levy has been in place in the Republic of Ireland since 2002.

# exchequer - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

From Business ETC Government’s 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent Exchequer

Government’s 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent

New data published by the Department of Finance show that income tax, VAT and corporation tax were all lower than expected.

# exchequer - Friday 23 December, 2011

Property tax will raise around €500m – Taoiseach

Enda Kenny has also indicated that the proposed graduated tax could be collected by local authorities instead of central government.

# exchequer - Friday 2 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch upon the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

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