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#Chambers Ireland

# chambers-ireland - Monday 5 January, 2015

You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax

The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.

# chambers-ireland - Monday 10 November, 2014

Been knocked back for a business loan? Well, here's some good news

The Credit Review Office has been overturning a lot of rejected applications.

# chambers-ireland - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Is Ireland really 'the best small country in the world in which to do business'?

These are the bills which are making it hard for owner-operators to compete in the global market.

# chambers-ireland - Monday 14 July, 2014

Small firms want to be "back on a level playing field"

Chambers Ireland says it wants a reduction of marginal tax rates.

# chambers-ireland - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Councils warned not to pass property tax burden onto local businesses

Chambers Ireland issue the call after a Sinn Fein motion in Cork to cut the local property tax.

# chambers-ireland - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

SME groups welcome EU report but warn they are still in 'survival mode'

The EU Commission report found that lending to SMEs still remains weak.

# chambers-ireland - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Noonan should know better than to listen to banks - ISME

ISME chief’s comments come after the Minister said SME debt is far down his list.

# chambers-ireland - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts

Chambers Ireland chief wants to see more signs of recovery before easing tax burden.

# chambers-ireland - Monday 9 September, 2013

Column: A holistic, common-sense approach is needed to regenerate town centres

The realities of doing business in Ireland have changed in recent years. Town centres have been hit with high rents and parking restrictions that stifle potential growth – but this can be changed, writes Seán Murphy.

# chambers-ireland - Friday 6 September, 2013

ISME: Plans to increase PRSI for self employed "utter madness"

The proposed rise in Pay Related Social Insurance is being considered by Minister Joan Burton.

# chambers-ireland - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’

VAT reductions, rate cuts and halving the level of capital gains tax for entrepreneurs would increase consumer confidence say Chambers Ireland.

# chambers-ireland - Friday 8 February, 2013

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

# chambers-ireland - Friday 28 September, 2012

Retail sales figures continue to improve in August

Preliminary figures from the CSO show that both the volume and value of retail sales increased last month.

# chambers-ireland - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Everything you need to know about the Croke Park Agreement

It is a key agreement between government and the public service representatives but just what exactly is the Public Service Agreement, as it is officially known, all about and why does it create so many talking points?

# chambers-ireland - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Retail sales for May: Motor trade down, (almost) everything else up

When including the motor trade, sales are at their lowest in five years – but without cars, the outlook is improving.

# chambers-ireland - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

'Croke Park must deliver more savings': Mixed reaction to latest review

While business group Chambers Ireland called for more cuts in the public sector, unions pointed to the effect the agreement has had on the lower-paid in the public service.

# chambers-ireland - Monday 28 May, 2012

Going down: Retail sales fall in April

Sales had been on the up for two months running but the latest figures from the CSO paint a bleaker picture. The weather, VAT, and the government have been blamed.

# chambers-ireland - Friday 27 April, 2012

Retail sales on the up for second month running

CSO figures show that the volume of retail sales grew by 0.2 per cent last month, with the value of sales up by 0.6pc.

# chambers-ireland - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Cavan and Waterford City top council charts

The two councils scooped the main prizes at last night’s Annual Excellence in Local Government awards.

# chambers-ireland - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Calls for reform of Leaving Cert and third level funding following results

Business and student groups have been reacting to the exam results out today.

# chambers-ireland - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cuts to 'red tape' could save businesses up to €5m a year

Richard Bruton raises the income limits at which businesses need to be audited, cutting down on administration costs.