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# budget17 - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Tax avoidance clampdown expected to take in €50 million 'should yield €500 million'
# Policy
# Policy

Tax avoidance clampdown expected to take in €50 million 'should yield €500 million'

Oct 12th 2016, 8:00 AM 14,640 Views 17 Comments

Vulture funds were using the section 110 loophole to avoid paying huge amounts of tax.

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday
# Winning
# Winning

The 'fiver Friday Budget': The fingerprints of a lot of politicians were all over yesterday

Oct 12th 2016, 6:30 AM 6,553 Views 12 Comments

Politicians from multiple parties have been taking credit for yesterday’s Budget.

# budget17 - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?
# Garda Recruitment
# Garda Recruitment

800 new gardaí will be recruited next year - but who will want that job?

Oct 11th 2016, 10:00 PM 30,560 Views 70 Comments

The first recruitment campaign since the recession saw 20,000 people apply – just 5,000 people applied in the most recent drive.

Have your say: TheJournal.ie to host Minister Coveney and Zappone in Facebook Live

Have your say: TheJournal.ie to host Minister Coveney and Zappone in Facebook Live

Oct 11th 2016, 9:21 PM 7,980 Views 54 Comments

We’ll be live at 7pm tomorrow so get your questions on housing and children in now.

Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you
# You Raise Them Up
# You Raise Them Up

Are you a parent? Here's what Budget 2017 will do for you

Oct 11th 2016, 7:07 PM 49,184 Views 65 Comments

Subsidised childcare, increased benefits for single parents and tax cuts will all benefit families.

Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses'
# Policy
# Policy

Budget 2017: 'The budget has failed to deliver for small businesses'

Oct 11th 2016, 6:00 PM 7,973 Views 2 Comments

Capital gains tax is largely unchanged and there will be no movement on company share schemes yet.

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe
# Holiday At Home
# Holiday At Home

Good news for tourism businesses - their 9% VAT rate is safe

Oct 11th 2016, 2:23 PM 3,788 Views 5 Comments

The rate came under scrutiny earlier this year but businesses say it has been instrumental to the sector’s recovery.

It's official: Ireland is getting a sugar tax (but not for a few years)
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

It's official: Ireland is getting a sugar tax (but not for a few years)

Oct 11th 2016, 1:44 PM 14,891 Views 31 Comments

The tax was mentioned in this afternoon’s budget.

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Budget 2017: Here are the main points you need to know

Oct 11th 2016, 1:43 PM 156,828 Views 298 Comments

A €1.3 billion package of tax cuts and public spending was announced this afternoon.

Confirmed: USC will be cut
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

Confirmed: USC will be cut

Oct 11th 2016, 1:39 PM 27,904 Views 28 Comments

The cuts in the tax mean that people earning €35,000 a year will save €175.

# budget17 - Monday 19 September, 2016

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget
# Craft Beer
# Craft Beer

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Sep 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,664 Views 31 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

# budget17 - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Government ministers have Budget wishlists - but there's not enough money to go around
# I Want...
# I Want...

Government ministers have Budget wishlists - but there's not enough money to go around

Sep 15th 2016, 6:07 AM 6,604 Views 43 Comments

Ministers budget submissions come to in excess of €3 billion.