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#Black Economy

# black-economy - Monday 28 July, 2014

Consumers still 'afraid to spend' in climate of uncertainty

The Irish Small and Medium Enterprise Association have hit out at a number of government policies impeding customer spending.

# black-economy - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Childminders warn new tax rules will force more into the black economy

Early Childhood Ireland said the move by Revenue may not be in the best interests of children.

# black-economy - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

ISME propose tax and social welfare amnesty for black market operators

The Irish Small Firm and Medium Enterprises Association believes that the temporary amnesty would help individuals to legitimise their “hidden economy” tax/earnings status.

# black-economy - Monday 15 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

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

SFA warn of €6 billion cost of black economy, urge government action

The Small Firms Association is to meet with the Joint Oireachtas on Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation tomorrow and outline measures which they believe will help tackle the issue.

# black-economy - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income Tax

Self employed tradespeople warned about hiding income has urged construction workers and tradespeople to comply with Revenue obligations as the October tax return deadline approaches.

# black-economy - Friday 10 August, 2012

Construction companies experience growth of "black economy operations"

Almost 40 per cent of construction workers have said they had to repair low-quality work done by such operators.

# black-economy - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Booming black economy killing small business

Dramatic increase in black economy is costing the State €5 billion, says the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association.

# black-economy - Monday 27 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Culture of nixers drives Ireland's black economy says ISME

The body representing small and medium businesses says the state could be losing as much as €5 billion per year.

# black-economy - Monday 15 November, 2010

Workers turn down €15/hr to stay on benefits

The state’s business advisory reports that unemployed couples are better off on the Dole than taking part-time hours.