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#Tax

# tax - Yesterday’s News

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week Tax

European Commission clears way for Ireland's sugar tax to start next week

The tax on sugar-sweetened drinks was first announced as part of Budget 2017.

# tax - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Marriage has some very tasty tax benefits attaching to it: Here's how to claim them

The first big benefit of being married is that you get to choose how you are taxed, writes John Lowe.

# tax - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Ireland needs to increase its tax take by €3 billion to have a fair and equal society, report says

In a new book, Social Justice Ireland makes the case for a higher tax take for standards the Irish people “expect and deserve”.

# tax - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Date for sugar tax pushed back three weeks from 6 April to 1 May

The date has been pushed back to ensure the tax complies with EU State aid law.

# tax - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

A well-known Wicklow cosmetic surgery has been hit with a big tax bill

The Avoca Clinic was ordered to pay €138,000, according to the latest tax defaulters list.

# tax - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.

# tax - Sunday 25 February, 2018

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax

They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.

# tax - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Gardaí caught a few people acting the maggot on Irish roads this weekend

A number of fines were issued.

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

# tax - Friday 26 January, 2018

'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe had to fend off some fierce criticism of how Ireland taxes multinationals like Apple and Google.

# tax - Friday 5 January, 2018

Airport worker awarded €50,000 after being sacked for refusing to drive uninsured vehicle

The man refused to drive a company vehicle that didn’t have tax, insurance or NCT discs.

# tax - Thursday 4 January, 2018

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection

Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.

# tax - Friday 22 December, 2017

US President Donald Trump signs $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law

He also signed short-term funding bill into law that that will keep the federal government running until 19 January.

Previewing Ireland’s economy in 2018: It’s gonna get better, before it gets worse

Brexit, US tax changes, ECB interest rate rises or the fallout from an overheating economy are not expected to weigh heavily on Ireland in 2018, writes Victor Duggan.

# tax - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress Tax

Trump hails 'historic' victory as Republican tax plan passes through Congress

Republican lawmakers were headed to the White House later today to celebrate with the president.

# tax - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Location services: Facebook to move global advertising sales out of Dublin HQ

Advertising sales will now be recorded in the local market in which they are made

# tax - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

New tax defaulters list shows broadcaster Tom McGurk owed Revenue €75,000

Horse trainers and hospital consultants were also among those named.

# tax - Monday 4 December, 2017

Government to start collecting €13 billion in Apple tax in the New Year

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said that the cash will “be transmitted across the first quarter of next year”.

# tax - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Big win for Trump as US Senate backs bill to dramatically lower corporate tax

Trump had singled out Ireland in a major speech on tax earlier in the week.

# tax - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'I'm not going to name names...': Trump targets Ireland in tax reform speech

He described how Apple, among other companies, were keeping billions of dollars offshore.

# tax - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards

The new report by Oxfam argues that Ireland fails to meet the criterion on fair taxation.

# tax - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Revenue might owe YOU money and it wants you to claim it back

There is a four-year time limit for claiming tax back.

# tax - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out

Paschal Donohoe has asked officials to look into the ‘Single Malt’ after a report indicated that it could become the new ‘Double Irish’.

# tax - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Here are the Paradise Paper highlights - and why they matter

The Queen, Bono, Shakira, Madonna, Apple and Nike are among those whose tax details were leaked this week.

# tax - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'If famous people are not paying their fair share of tax, only ordinary people will suffer'

A huge leak of about 13.4 million secret documents has shed light on the tax affairs of the rich and famous.

# tax - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia

Online filers will now get over two weeks extra to pay their taxes.

# tax - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dept of Finance shuts down Trump's claims that Ireland is dropping its corporation tax rate

“There are no proposals to change the corporation tax rate.”

# tax - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

Here's what Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €100,000

Changes to the USC and the entry point level mean savings of at least €328 for these workers next year.

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €30,000 a year

All in all, there haven’t been any major changes to what people will be taking home.

# tax - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's

The plans will lower the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%.

# tax - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Budget 2018: 'There is a strong argument for increasing taxes in the budget'

Taxes and social contributions in Ireland are, on a per capita basis, lower than in every other high-income country, writes Tom McDonnell.

# tax - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

FactFind: How do our personal tax bills compare to those living around the world?

There’s a lot of chat about what’s taken from our pay by Revenue at the moment – here are some facts.

# tax - Saturday 16 September, 2017

EU ministers are trying to make Facebook and Google pay more tax

At least 10 ministers have called for it.

# tax - Friday 15 September, 2017

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year

The Taoiseach said he is a long-term supporter of the tax.

# tax - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

# tax - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

A Mullingar boutique owner has been handed a €3m bill for unpaid taxes

The woman reached the biggest settlement on the latest tax defaulters list.

# tax - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Fiscal Council says Ireland is still vulnerable and warns against extra Budget spending

The council said any additional initiatives should be funded by tax increases or a re-allocation of spending.

# tax - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland's tax exemption for artists worth the money?

The government is said to be considering the future of the scheme.

# tax - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Ireland's horse racing body wants an increase in betting taxes - with punters footing the bill

Horse Racing Ireland wants to see an increase in the rate of betting duty and commission on gross profits.

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