uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 4 °C Sunday 29 November, 2015


# taxes - Today’s News


# taxes - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is ‘typical pathetic crap’

A short Vine has sparked a war of words over taxes between the two parties.

# taxes - Friday 30 October, 2015

‘I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me’

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# taxes - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Why hasn’t the USC been scrapped yet?

We were told back in 2011 that it was a temporary measure, but €4 billion every year seems to be too difficult to part with.

# taxes - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

# taxes - Friday 2 October, 2015

Journalist says she’s been interviewed by gardaí over Michael Lowry complaint

Elaine Byrne said she was interviewed by gardaí yesterday over a complaint by the independent TD.

# taxes - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week

Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.

# taxes - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# taxes - Monday 29 June, 2015

Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud

Judge Nolan said the businessman was “hard working” but that he had to mark the seriousness of the fraud.

# taxes - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he’s cleared of tax liability

The TD had been accused of filing incorrect tax returns in 2003 and 2007.

# taxes - Thursday 11 June, 2015

‘The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece’

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# taxes - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

The government might not have much room to make tax cuts this year

Some bad news for the “squeezed middle”.

# taxes - Monday 12 January, 2015

# taxes - Friday 2 January, 2015

How does Ireland’s VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

We checked. Here’s the map.

# taxes - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993 Political Nostalgia This post contains videos

# taxes - Friday 14 November, 2014

From Business ETC More people are filing their tax returns online Revenue

More people are filing their tax returns online

By midnight yesterday, over 397,000 income tax returns for 2013 were filed.

# taxes - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

The outspoken celebrity has used his latest YouTube video to speak against Irish Water.

# taxes - Monday 13 October, 2014

Where does all your tax money go?

With the Budget just one day away, we take a look at where your tax money is currently being spent.

# taxes - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Opinion: Government needs a wake-up call over water charges

This charge will be a greater burden on those with low income – it’s an unfair and regressive tax on a fundamental need.

# taxes - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Charities don’t want to see tax cuts in the Budget

They’d much prefer their funding back.

# taxes - Monday 22 September, 2014

From Business ETC Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of ‘handbag drinkers’? Pinot In Yo' Prada

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of ‘handbag drinkers’?

Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.

# taxes - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From Business ETC Michael Noonan will do ‘whatever it takes’ to reach deficit targets Budget 2015

Michael Noonan will do ‘whatever it takes’ to reach deficit targets

The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015

# taxes - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Opinion: Do rising property prices impact on Local Property Tax payments?

It seems like every month there’s new confusion regarding the Local Property Tax; let’s clear up a couple here.

# taxes - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: ‘What I was against then is what I’m against now’ Exclusive

“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.

# taxes - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Column: For the Danes, life is all about community… can we learn from them?

The Danes have good food, a high standard of living, and are the happiest people in the word… what’s their secret? John Verling looks at the culture differences between Ireland and Denmark.

# taxes - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Multinational companies paid just 2.2 per cent tax in 2011 – report

A new study from Trinity College contradicts the government position on multinationals’ tax rates, but had been criticised.

# taxes - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.

No decision on income tax cut until closer to the Budget – Kenny

Middle-income families stand to benefit from any tax cuts next year, but by how much won’t be clearer until closer to the October Budget.

# taxes - Saturday 2 November, 2013

From Business ETC How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements Mon Ami

How France has helped Revenue recoup over €4m in tax settlements

Finance Minister Michael Noonan revealed the information in response to a parliamentary question from Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty last month.

# taxes - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Calls to delay 2014 property tax payments due next month

Almost one million letters were sent to people asking them how they intended to pay next year with credit and debit card payments being charged immediately.

# taxes - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From Business ETC Homeowners can claim tax relief on renovation and repair work from tomorrow Budget 2014

Homeowners can claim tax relief on renovation and repair work from tomorrow

Measures announced by Michael Noonan in the Dáil last week will be legislated for next month.

# taxes - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Madeline McCann, Ryanair and online shopping: The week in numbers

Plus: How many words were in the Budget Day speeches given by Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin? Clue: a lot.

# taxes - Monday 14 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things we wish WERE getting taxed Arrgh

9 things we wish WERE getting taxed

Let’s tax these things out of existence.

# taxes - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Budget 2014: What could be this year’s Wine Tax Factor?

Yes, the distracting levies that put the WTF in the Budget announcement.

# taxes - Friday 11 October, 2013

How does the government spend your taxes? This TD can tell you

Or rather Eoghan Murphy’s tax transparency calculator can give you a good idea of what your hard-earned money is being spent on

# taxes - Monday 30 September, 2013

Tánaiste: Taxation is not the reason for emigration ‘brain drain’

Eamon Gilmore was responding to comments by Leo Varadkar that it is not normal for people in other countries on “pretty modest incomes” to hit the highest rate of tax.

# taxes - 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.

# taxes - Monday 26 August, 2013

New legislation could force landlords to hand over tenants’ details

Under plans for the new Broadcasting Charge, the Department of Communications is proposing new laws that could oblige property owners to hand over renters’ names.

# taxes - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

OECD tax chief: ‘Ireland is not a tax haven’

“Clearly Ireland does not fall at all in this category,” Pascal Saint Amans told an Oireachtas committee today.

# taxes - Monday 15 July, 2013

Labour TDs hit out at ‘stomach churning’ approach to ‘tax traitors’

A number of TDs from the junior coalition partner have hit out at a proposal for tax exiles to give money to charity in return for two extra months residency in the Irish state.

# taxes - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

1 2 3