# taxes - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# taxes - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Minister for Finance ruled out a €2 billion adjustment in Budget 2015
# taxes - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
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
“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
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
A new study from Trinity College contradicts the government position on multinationals’ tax rates, but had been criticised.
# taxes - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.
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
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
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
Measures announced by Michael Noonan in the Dáil last week will be legislated for next month.
# taxes - Saturday 19 October, 2013
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
Let’s tax these things out of existence.
# taxes - Saturday 12 October, 2013
Yes, the distracting levies that put the WTF in the Budget announcement.
# taxes - Friday 11 October, 2013
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
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
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
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
“Clearly Ireland does not fall at all in this category,” Pascal Saint Amans told an Oireachtas committee today.
# taxes - Monday 15 July, 2013
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
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# taxes - Wednesday 26 June, 2013
The U2 frontman has defended the band’s tax affairs.
# taxes - Tuesday 25 June, 2013
Researchers at the ESRI said other EU countries bring in extra revenue by applying higher income tax rates for everyone – not just the higher earners.
# taxes - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.
# taxes - Friday 31 May, 2013
The Tánaiste was responding to reports that one US multinational company had an effective tax rate of 4 per cent in 2011.
# taxes - Sunday 26 May, 2013
The family have denied reports that the athlete is facing financial ruin because of legal costs.
# taxes - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
A report commissioned by the French government has suggested that a four per cent tax could be imposed on the sale of smartphones and tablets to fund artistic and creative ventures.
# taxes - Tuesday 7 May, 2013
IBEC says Ireland could drop the ‘new taxes’ planned for Budget 2014 and still meet the EU’s targets.
# taxes - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Nearly 100 million cigarettes, a million litres of fuel and nearly €50 million of drugs were seized by Revenue last year.
# taxes - Thursday 18 April, 2013
Here’s a particularly unfortunate example of the difficulties in introducing a property tax with no property register…
# taxes - Saturday 23 March, 2013
Most homeowners have submitted their returns electronically as over 714,000 letters have now been issued by the Revenue Commissioners.
# taxes - Monday 18 March, 2013
Cyprus is trying to push ahead with the EU bailout deal which will see people’s savings taxed – but is this fair?
# taxes - Saturday 9 March, 2013
Those who use Revenue Online Service (ROS) for their tax affairs will be notified via email of their liability for the property tax in the coming weeks.
# taxes - Thursday 7 March, 2013
The Finance Minister said yesterday that there is no unidentified source that the government can tap for funding to help close the deficit.
# taxes - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The employers’ group says ordinary people have been hit with enough new charges and taxes, and can’t handle any more.
# taxes - Thursday 31 January, 2013
There has been immense confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, which is why a site value tax would have been better, writes James Pike.
# taxes - Saturday 12 January, 2013
If you’ve got a question about the forthcoming tax, leave it here and we’ll do our best to get it answered.
# taxes - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
A conventional property tax has many disadvantages against a site value tax, writes Judy Osbourne.
‘Kite-flying’ and reframing debates – the Government has well-practiced methods of shaping the public discussion, writes Kieran Allen.
# taxes - Tuesday 4 December, 2012
Whatever tomorrow brings, it’s going to make a big difference to my little girl and I, writes single mother Nessa Toale.
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.