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#Exchequer Returns

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 PM 21,333 Views 47 Comments

The figure compares to a deficit of €625m recorded in the same period last year.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 3 January, 2020

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future
# Surplus
# Surplus

Ireland's corporation tax take expected to rise again this year, but Donohoe admits it can't be relied upon in future

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 5:29 PM 19,760 Views 47 Comments

Donohoe said this morning that the Exchequer ran a €1.5 billion surplus last year.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 3 January, 2019

The Government has recorded its first budget surplus since 2006
# Tax Take
# Tax Take

The Government has recorded its first budget surplus since 2006

Jan 3rd 2019, 7:36 PM 16,916 Views 62 Comments

The Exchequer received more than €55 billion last year.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 4 January, 2018

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

State takes in nearly €51 billion in record year for tax collection

Jan 4th 2018, 11:39 AM 19,094 Views 112 Comments

Including the sale of 29% of its AIB shares the government collected over €58 billion last year.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016
# That's A Good Thing Right
# That's A Good Thing Right

Noonan hails 'historic high' in exchequer returns as State collects more tax than it thought in 2016

Jan 4th 2017, 10:13 PM 23,929 Views 105 Comments

Corporation tax returns were a full €737 million higher than expected in 2016.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Analysis: The Exchequer returns came out yesterday - but two figures are flattering the public finances
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Analysis: The Exchequer returns came out yesterday - but two figures are flattering the public finances

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:44 PM 110 Views 16 Comments

Corporation tax and excise duties are making up for the relative weakness of Ireland’s other tax takes, writes Victor Duggan.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Hey Enda, the recovery kept on going...
# Bit Too Late
# Bit Too Late

Hey Enda, the recovery kept on going...

Mar 2nd 2016, 6:22 PM 27,426 Views 89 Comments

New exchequer returns show 7.1% growth in tax returns on the same period as last year.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service
# Caught On Mic
# Caught On Mic

Noonan and Howlin banter about 'social democrat' Leo and 'much improved' health service

Jan 5th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,420 Views 124 Comments

The two finance ministers were in top form today.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 October, 2015

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
# On The Up
# On The Up

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Oct 2nd 2015, 1:34 PM 35,776 Views 242 Comments

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 20 April, 2015

This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time
# Hello Money
# Hello Money

This man should have an extra €2 billion to play with come budget time

Apr 20th 2015, 4:19 PM 16,324 Views 139 Comments

The taxes are rollin’ in for Michael Noonan.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax
# Bargains
# Bargains

Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:40 PM 9,330 Views 45 Comments

The Government took in almost €4.2 billion in tax last month.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 5 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 5th 2015, 6:51 PM 17,290 Views 117 Comments

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

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

"It's been a very good year for tax." So says Michael Noonan, he's not wrong:
# How Are Your Sums?
# How Are Your Sums?

"It's been a very good year for tax." So says Michael Noonan, he's not wrong:

Dec 2nd 2014, 6:43 PM 13,285 Views 68 Comments

Michael Noonan says it’s a reflection of more people being at work.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion

Nov 4th 2014, 5:46 PM 8,685 Views 24 Comments

Ticking along nicely.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 October, 2014

With 12 days until the Budget, here's how the numbers are shaping up
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

With 12 days until the Budget, here's how the numbers are shaping up

Oct 2nd 2014, 5:32 PM 15,573 Views 43 Comments

The final exchequer returns before Budget 2015 have been released this evening.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

2014 tax take €466 million ahead of target, spending below projections
# Debt And Taxes
# Debt And Taxes

2014 tax take €466 million ahead of target, spending below projections

Jun 4th 2014, 7:20 PM 10,218 Views 86 Comments

The results are being hailed as evidence that no further cuts are needed in October’s budget.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax
# Oops
# Oops

Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax

Apr 8th 2014, 11:19 AM 8,982 Views 37 Comments

The department say that the overall level of tax collected remains unchanged.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Irish deficit now at €1.7 billion
# Department Of Finace
# Department Of Finace

Irish deficit now at €1.7 billion

Mar 4th 2014, 6:52 PM 10,218 Views 15 Comments

VAT receipts are up 7.1 per cent to €2.1 billion.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Exchequer figures shows income taxes up €607 million
# Returns
# Returns

Exchequer figures shows income taxes up €607 million

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:37 PM 9,136 Views 97 Comments

The Social Welfare budget has an under spend of €182 million, while the Health budget is over.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 November, 2013

VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

VAT receipts down for tenth month in a row

Nov 4th 2013, 5:14 PM 8,782 Views 51 Comments

All four of the big tax heads were down last month though

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Budget adjustment will be ‘somewhat less’ than €3.1 billion – Noonan
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Budget adjustment will be ‘somewhat less’ than €3.1 billion – Noonan

Oct 2nd 2013, 8:48 PM 8,522 Views 50 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that it’s too early to give any further details on the exact figure.

Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:33 PM 7,639 Views 71 Comments

The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:07 PM 5,480 Views 30 Comments

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.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:03 PM 13,036 Views 4 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.

Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Irish Life sale boosts exchequer surplus in July

Aug 2nd 2013, 5:51 PM 6,560 Views 14 Comments

The €1.3 billion sale of Irish Life held a exchequer surplus last month of €1.43 billion as tax take in July was lower than predictions.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets

Jul 2nd 2013, 5:34 PM 6,237 Views 18 Comments

The Department of Finance said the tax profile is helped by the collection of €126 million in Property Tax receipts.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected

Jun 5th 2013, 5:56 PM 9,546 Views 94 Comments

Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added White House GIFS

May 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,018 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Three of the 'big four' tax heads fell short of expectations in April
# Tax Takes
# Tax Takes

Three of the 'big four' tax heads fell short of expectations in April

May 2nd 2013, 5:06 PM 9,165 Views 26 Comments

A total of €21 million in local property tax was collected during April.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:43 PM 8,746 Views 49 Comments

Tax revenue was ahead of target by €47 million with corporation tax surpassing its target by €147 million.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

Mar 4th 2013, 5:09 PM 4,124 Views 16 Comments

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 February, 2013

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

Feb 4th 2013, 5:05 PM 4,224 Views 24 Comments

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.

# exchequer-returns - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Savings, shopping and J.Lo: The week in numbers

Jan 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,997 Views 4 Comments

Did Irish people get any better at saving in 2012? And how much will the next batch of new TDs pay for a pension?

# exchequer-returns - Friday 4 January, 2013

Ireland set to beat EU's deficit target for 2012, says Hayes
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Ireland set to beat EU's deficit target for 2012, says Hayes

Jan 4th 2013, 1:21 PM 7,326 Views 121 Comments

The EU wanted the general government deficit to be under 8.6 per cent of GDP, but it could be under even 8 per cent.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Exchequer deficit reduced by €10bn in 2012 to €14.9bn
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer deficit reduced by €10bn in 2012 to €14.9bn

Jan 3rd 2013, 5:36 PM 8,835 Views 52 Comments

VAT and corporation tax recorded surpluses, while income tax and excise duties recorded shortfalls.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns: Government's tax take 0.5 per cent below target

Dec 4th 2012, 4:56 PM 4,084 Views 35 Comments

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.

# exchequer-returns - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Government income for 2012 to fall short of Budget target
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Government income for 2012 to fall short of Budget target

Dec 1st 2012, 11:25 AM 5,357 Views 25 Comments

The first documents for Budget 2013 show the government expecting a 4.5 per cent increase in income tax in 2013.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Nov 2nd 2012, 6:26 PM 8,018 Views 55 Comments

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

Oct 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,991 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

The Evening Fix…now with added tomato sauce
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added tomato sauce

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:00 PM 7,183 Views 3 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

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