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# exchequer - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?

Black market goods can represent a huge loss to the Exchequer.

Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port

They made the seizure a couple of days before St Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off.


# exchequer - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets

New research has shown companies pay just €250 in tax a year.

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in Money Money Money This post contains a poll

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# exchequer - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Revenue discovered the tobacco products following a number of searches in the Louth area.

# exchequer - Friday 23 December, 2016

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# exchequer - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

# exchequer - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place

More than 40,000 were found stuffed into mannequins.

# exchequer - Monday 15 June, 2015

Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children

The children’s charity estimates that €103 million would eliminate costs for all parents.

# exchequer - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland

The council said it was mindful to help position the arts to benefit from and play a full part in the national recovery.

# exchequer - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# exchequer - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Where does Ulster Bank’s €3.5 million fine go?

To us, actually.

# exchequer - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.

# exchequer - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

“We’re not in a position to write large cheques”: Enda plays down tax-cut talk

The Cabinet’s back tomorrow, and the Budget’s in six weeks. But the Taoiseach’s not giving much away…

# exchequer - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

# exchequer - Friday 4 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland Inbox Me This post contains a poll

# exchequer - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target

Despite the positive overall picture, overspend in the Department of Health is still proving a drag on State finances.

# exchequer - Friday 16 May, 2014

Impact: We want more pay… as long as the economy can handle it

The public service union will only seek increased pay if the government reaches deficit targets.

# exchequer - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

# 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

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.

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