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#excise duty

# excise-duty - Monday 1 June, 2015

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive

The National Off-Licence Association says it’s hurting smaller sellers.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Complaints about petrol 'stretching' in Mayo force gardaí to act

Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.

# excise-duty - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million

The drinks industry says it would help pub owners but alcohol awareness advocates say it would be damaging to society.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)

The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.

# excise-duty - Monday 2 June, 2014

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries

From January, those travelling from six EU member states will only be able to bring in 300 cigarettes without paying additional excise duty.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission

The price of wine is gone up by 50 cent, under yesterday’s Budget 214 announcement.

# excise-duty - Sunday 28 July, 2013

More off-licences expected to close if government refuses to reduce excise duty

An association representing independent off-licences also said today that there should be a ban on selling alcohol below cost.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

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

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

# excise-duty - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

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

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

# excise-duty - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Deficit stands at €3.7 billion in latest exchequer returns

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

# excise-duty - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

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

# excise-duty - Monday 4 February, 2013

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

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

# excise-duty - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Budget 2013: what measures kick in today

Child benefit cuts, respite carer grant cuts and motor tax increases.

# excise-duty - Thursday 6 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added dogs who can drive

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

# excise-duty - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

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

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.

# excise-duty - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Government income for 2012 to fall short of Budget target

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

# excise-duty - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes would have posed a loss to the Exchequer of about €120,000, and were disguised as ‘advertising material’.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Food industry not convinced by sugar tax, but neither are dentists

While food industry representatives say that a tax would hit consumers, dentists question the health benefits of it.

# excise-duty - Friday 2 November, 2012

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

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

# excise-duty - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Exchequer returns show tax take up but deficit at over €11bn

Spending at the Departments of Health and Social Protection were more than expected, according to the latest figures from the Department of Finance.

# excise-duty - Friday 15 June, 2012

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Tax revenues ahead of target in first five months of 2012

The Department of Finance said that the increases marked “an encouraging performance” in the first five months of the year.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Government likely to vote against FF proposal to cut fuel duty

Fianna Fáil is to bring legislation before the Dáil this evening to cut fuel excise duty by 4 cent, offering an effective cut in fuel prices of 5 cent.

# excise-duty - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Noonan rules out cuts to fuel taxes despite record prices

As the price of a litre of petrol passes €1.62, the Minister for Finance says tax cuts could mean “significant costs” to the State.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax Motor Tax This post contains a poll

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Government's 2011 tax income misses Budget target by 2.5 per cent

New data published by the Department of Finance show that income tax, VAT and corporation tax were all lower than expected.

# excise-duty - Monday 28 November, 2011

Retailers call for no taxes on consumers and cuts to expenditure in Budget

Retail Ireland has called on the government not to increase excise duty and not to shift the payment of sick leave onto employers in the Budget next week.

# excise-duty - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Tax intake €2 billion higher than last year but still behind target

New figures from the Exchequer also show its deficit has blown up to €22.2 billion due to payments made to recapitalise Irish banks.

# excise-duty - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day

Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.