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#excise

# excise - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Putting diesel fuel tax on par with petrol 'justifiable', report finds

Putting diesel tax on par with petrol would result in net gains for the exchequer and net reductions in pollution, the ESRI says.

# excise - Monday 25 September, 2017

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget

The shares are being transferred in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

# excise - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

# excise - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in Money Money Money This post contains a poll

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# excise - Friday 23 December, 2016

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# excise - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# excise - Monday 31 August, 2015

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker

We have all the figures for what local drinkers were sipping last year.

# excise - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.

# excise - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

'Excise relief is the shot in the arm needed to get the Irish craft beer industry going'

The Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company says yesterday’s Budget announcement was unexpected, but welcome.

# excise - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson - but it's not so bright at home

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

# excise - Friday 15 August, 2014

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Not the wine…please.

# excise - 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 - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent

If you smoke or drink, enjoy the price for the next nine hours or so – it is rising at midnight.

# excise - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint

The government has increased the excise on alcohol and cigarettes by more than was expected in Budget 2013.

# excise - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

# excise - 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.

# excise - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

# excise - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a €1 tax increase on a packet of 20 cigarettes in the next Budget. But Retailers Against Smuggling believe there should be no increase in excise on tobacco.