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#Exchequer Returns

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Ireland spent €25 billion more than it took in last year

The annual report from the Comptroller & Auditor General says State spending reached an all-time high in 2011.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Tax revenues ahead of target by 1.7 per cent

Tax revenues to the end of August have brought in €365 million more than expected.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Latest figures show government's tax income ahead of target

The Exchequer Returns for the end of July show the tax take is 2.5 per cent ahead of target, and 9 per cent up on last year.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 21 May, 2012

Noonan dismisses plan for government bonds linked to tax income

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath had asked the finance minister to consider a bond specifically linked to exchequer returns.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 March, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Exchequer figures show deficit and tax revenue rise

The deficit rose slightly in the first two months of this year when compared to figures for the same period in 2011.

# exchequer-returns - Sunday 11 December, 2011

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

# exchequer-returns - Friday 2 December, 2011

Government: Tax take is €500m less than we expected

The latest exchequer figures are in – and it’s worse than expected.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Government accused of hoarding pension levy to skew exchequer figures

Michael McGrath says the government’s pension levy isn’t being used on job creation – but the government disagrees.

# exchequer-returns - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

New social charge helps push income tax earnings up by a quarter

Exchequer figures show we’re collectively paying 25 per cent more in income tax since last year.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame

Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 July, 2011

Budget deficit for first half of the year stands at €10.8bn

While the deficit is in line with the Department of Finance’s estimates, the tax-take for the first six months of 2011 is below the government’s forecast.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Exchequer returns down slightly on Dept of Finance forecast

Lower company tax returns are being blamed for the fall in Exchequer returns for this year to the end of May.

# exchequer-returns - Monday 4 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily guide to the news of the day, and with a few other bits and pieces you might have missed.

Exchequer returns show €7.1bn gap in first three months

Ireland spent €7.07bn more than it earned in the first three months of 2011 – a major jump on the €3.94bn from last year.

# exchequer-returns - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

2010 tax take €703m ahead of forecasts, says Department

Ireland’s revenue was 2.3% ahead of planned, while spending only overran by 0.3% – but the deficit is still huge.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 December, 2010

Ireland's budget deficit not as bad as suspected

Exchequer figures show income tax take is down – but corporation tax receipts were higher than expected in November.

# exchequer-returns - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Exchequer deficit hits €12.1bn in August

Government insists returns are “stabilising”.