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# Exchequer

Last year
Analysis: Government supports are welcome but will they improve living standards long-term?
Victor Duggan
Exchequer surplus of €2.8 billion recorded in year to the end of January
€83 billion in tax collected by Exchequer in 2022, leaving Government with €5 billion surplus
All time
'Serious concern' as Central Bank issues €738m to government in excess of funds available
Exchequer surplus of €7.3 billion recorded in year to the end of October
Tax revenues for first nine months of the year just under €58 billion
ESB pays out €121.6 million in dividends to the Exchequer so far in 2022
Analysis: Dysfunctional housing policy is failing a generation of renters
Victor Duggan
New public holiday could cost Exchequer between €220m and €300m, says Varadkar
State's deficit drops by over €6 billion following conclusion of Covid-19 measures
Tax receipts climbed in the first three months of 2022 but figures are 'flattered' by Covid
Irish corporation tax revenues set to decline from 2023 onwards, says Donohoe
Public finances continue to improve as deficit narrows to €4.9 billion
Sugar tax: Revenue from it more than doubled from €16m to €33m last year
Exchequer deficit of €7.4 billion in July as tax revenues fell by 18.6%
NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer
Exchequer deficit was €7.5 billion in April - more than double this time last year
Ireland's corporation tax receipts set to take a hit under new rules and fall by up to €2bn
Ireland has spent €121m on carbon credits due to failure to reach emissions targets
Political parties received €5.9m in State funding last year
Government hopes to make €27m from sugar tax this year alone
The State's public service pension liability currently stands at €114.5 billion
Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?
Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port
Vulture funds pay just €8,000 in tax on €10 billion of assets
Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017
Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place
Barnardos has a plan to make education free for primary school children
Arts Council doles out €30m among 200 arts organisations around Ireland
Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers
Where does Ulster Bank's €3.5 million fine go?
The difference between now and this time last year? About €2 billion
Revenue busts oil laundering plant that could have cost State €10m a year
"We're not in a position to write large cheques": Enda plays down tax-cut talk
Tax revenue is €550 million ahead of target - which means we'll (probably) get an easier budget
The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland
The exchequer tax take is €500 million ahead of target