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#Comptroller and Auditor and General

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Poll: Should the Government reform how wealthy individuals in Ireland are taxed?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should the Government reform how wealthy individuals in Ireland are taxed?

Sep 29th 2018, 9:54 AM 21,593 Views 102 Comments

According to a report, 83 ‘High Worth Individuals’ had a taxable income of less than €36,500 in 2015.

New report shows that 83 of Ireland's wealthiest people pay lower rate of income tax than average worker
# High Worth Individuals
# High Worth Individuals

New report shows that 83 of Ireland's wealthiest people pay lower rate of income tax than average worker

Sep 29th 2018, 8:32 AM 25,780 Views 65 Comments

The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee said people would be “shocked” by the report.

The millions spent on that new postcode system might not even be worth it
# Eircode
# Eircode

The millions spent on that new postcode system might not even be worth it

Sep 29th 2015, 2:11 PM 23,924 Views 83 Comments

A new report estimates that €38 million will be spent on the new Eircode system.

Fraud on Jobseekers' Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013
# Welfare
# Welfare

Fraud on Jobseekers' Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013

Sep 26th 2014, 5:46 PM 15,525 Views 48 Comments

There was also problems with HSE procurement and payments to farmers.

More patients should go home on the same day as having surgery (and Leo agrees)
# Checking Out
# Checking Out

More patients should go home on the same day as having surgery (and Leo agrees)

Aug 19th 2014, 9:43 PM 18,090 Views 61 Comments

Reduce waiting lists? Tick. Save money? Tick. The Minister for Health is all in favour.

NAMA sold 26 properties with 'no evidence of open marketing'
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

NAMA sold 26 properties with 'no evidence of open marketing'

May 26th 2014, 4:58 PM 17,109 Views 42 Comments

The state’s bad bank is also unable to say how much it takes in rental income.

Welfare paid out nearly €100 million in incorrect payments last year
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Welfare paid out nearly €100 million in incorrect payments last year

Sep 30th 2013, 5:59 PM 13,034 Views 89 Comments

The rate of overpayment has jumped 92 per cent since 2007, but just 42 per cent of wrongful payments were down to fraud.

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair
# State Spending
# State Spending

'Litany of errors' costing the State millions - PAC chair

Sep 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,248 Views 35 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has reacted angrily to the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General which was published yesterday.

State spends €24bn on banking crisis
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

State spends €24bn on banking crisis

Sep 15th 2010, 8:16 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

… €34m of which was for legal advice on how to deal with being broke.