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#Tax

# 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.

# tax - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Ireland is looking for someone to hold onto the €15 billion from Apple's tax bill

The State is appealing the bill but will still need to collect the money first.

# tax - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

A post-Brexit trip to Belfast to buy a new TV will mean you'll pay duty plus VAT, says TD

Pearse Doherty said there will be big tax implications if the customs union ends.

# tax - Saturday 15 July, 2017

No plans to legislate against loophole that allowed 200 people to try avoid paying €500 million in tax

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told the Dáil that there are no plans to legislate as the case was dealt with successfully.

# tax - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From The42 Mayweather hoping McGregor fight can ease financial woes Taxing

Mayweather hoping McGregor fight can ease financial woes

The 40-year-old pocketed a mammoth $220 million for his May 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao.

# tax - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# tax - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Cryptocurrencies: 'Lack of regulation means investors can make a lot of money fast'

There’s nothing cryptic about your cryptocurrency tax obligations though, writes Barry Flanagan.

# tax - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.

# tax - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list

The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.

# tax - Friday 23 June, 2017

Lionel Messi's prison sentence swapped for fine

The Argentina international’s has been hit with a reported €255,000 loss.

# tax - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Disqualified driver caught drinking bottle of beer and using phone had no tax, insurance or NCT

Other than not wearing a seatbelt, there’s not many more offences left.

# tax - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It isn't sustainable for our tax revenues to be so dependent on Washington'

Thought will need to be given to further broadening Ireland’s tax base, writes Victor Duggan.

# tax - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Contractor who 'isn't white collar' gets suspended sentence for €2.5m tax fraud

Patrick Mahony “consistently, knowingly and willfully” filed incorrect VAT returns, Ennis Circuit Court was told.

# tax - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Soft drinks are reducing in sugar to avoid the upcoming sugar tax

Minister Noonan said that while the tax yield will be lower as a result, the overall impact is still positive.

# tax - Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party

Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.

# tax - Thursday 16 March, 2017

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.

# tax - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Leaked returns show Donald Trump paid $38 million in tax in 2005

The White House has condemned the publishing of the president’s tax returns as “illegal”.

# tax - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Ireland could be in breach of EU law by charging VRT on cross-border cars

The opinion found that European Commission’s case was “well founded” and ruled in their favour.

# tax - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# tax - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# tax - Monday 9 January, 2017

Driver stopped for not wearing seatbelt - has no licence, insurance, NCT or tax

Their 4x4 was seized and they will appear in court.

# tax - 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.

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