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# excise - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:53 AM 26,889 Views 149 Comments

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
# Excise
# Excise

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

Sep 25th 2017, 9:58 AM 78,204 Views 156 Comments

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
# Stocks And Shares
# Stocks And Shares

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Jul 14th 2017, 8:00 PM 25,313 Views 48 Comments

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
# Money Money Money

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

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,981 Views 85 Comments

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
# Excise
# Excise

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

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 10,537 Views 43 Comments

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?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,258 Views 96 Comments

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
# Grape Expectations
# Grape Expectations

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

Aug 31st 2015, 2:02 PM 31,875 Views 36 Comments

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
# Beer Glorious Beer
# Beer Glorious Beer

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

Aug 6th 2015, 1:31 PM 22,394 Views 27 Comments

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'
# Microbrewery
# Microbrewery

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

Oct 15th 2014, 7:20 AM 8,145 Views 27 Comments

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
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

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

Aug 28th 2014, 4:28 PM 15,902 Views 41 Comments

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
# Budget Wine
# Budget Wine

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Aug 15th 2014, 3:21 PM 12,248 Views 53 Comments

Not the wine…please.

# excise - Monday 2 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:52 AM 9,088 Views 50 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Oct 15th 2013, 3:12 PM 16,133 Views 89 Comments

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
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

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

Dec 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 14,504 Views 90 Comments

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
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

Jan 24th 2012, 3:49 PM 4,937 Views 39 Comments

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
# Smoking
# Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

Dec 11th 2011, 12:21 PM 1,995 Views 27 Comments

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
# Budget 2012

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

Dec 6th 2011, 6:38 PM 6,704 Views 34 Comments

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
# Tobacco Tax
# Tobacco Tax

Conflicting thoughts on Budget hike in tobacco prices

Oct 18th 2011, 2:53 PM 898 Views 27 Comments

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.