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#Finance Bill

# finance-bill - Monday 16 November, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees
# PUP
# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees

Nov 16th 2020, 3:40 PM 112,280 Views 53 Comments

The Committee voted in favour of the Finance Bill clause this afternoon.

# finance-bill - Friday 28 October, 2016

'Landlords could soon be tax-free': TD claims new Finance Bill will drive up rent prices
# Tax Breaks
# Tax Breaks

'Landlords could soon be tax-free': TD claims new Finance Bill will drive up rent prices

Oct 28th 2016, 5:58 PM 23,449 Views 37 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said elements of the Finance Bill will benefit landlords with large portfolios.

# finance-bill - Thursday 22 October, 2015

The government wants to take a much bigger cut from this
# Over A Barrel
# Over A Barrel

The government wants to take a much bigger cut from this

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:36 PM 21,959 Views 51 Comments

Taxes are going up on oil and gas production.

# finance-bill - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Water Charges relief on its way for those not on social welfare

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:03 PM 25,131 Views 109 Comments

The Finance Bill introduced today gives effect to measures introduced in Budget 2015.

# finance-bill - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
# Smoking
# Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,926 Views 41 Comments

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

# finance-bill - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'
# Taxation
# Taxation

Noonan: 'There's no money tree out in the back garden'

Mar 7th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,836 Views 90 Comments

The Finance Minister said yesterday that there is no unidentified source that the government can tap for funding to help close the deficit.

# finance-bill - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Magdalenes, mortgages and Budget Bill
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Magdalenes, mortgages and Budget Bill

Feb 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,454 Views 5 Comments

The Dáil will debate the Magdalene Laundries report, and begin debating the Finance Bill, later today.

# finance-bill - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Property tax: Seller faces €500 fine if they under-declare value of home
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Property tax: Seller faces €500 fine if they under-declare value of home

Feb 14th 2013, 7:54 AM 10,058 Views 81 Comments

A buyer who discovers that the person who sold them the house under-declared its value when paying the tax will be required to inform Revenue which will then pursue the seller, the Department of Finance said.

# finance-bill - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill

Feb 13th 2013, 2:58 PM 13,822 Views 9 Comments

Much of the Bill gives effect to measures announced in Budget 2013 – but there are also some new parts.

# finance-bill - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 862 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

# finance-bill - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dáil approves Finance Bill by 93 votes to 45
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Dáil approves Finance Bill by 93 votes to 45

Feb 16th 2012, 2:04 PM 1,714 Views 13 Comments

TDs vote in favour of the last part of the 2012 Budget, though there is still time for amendments to be made to the Bill.

# finance-bill - Monday 13 February, 2012

Surge in Irish Green Cards expected as a result of Finance Bill
# Skill Shortages
# Skill Shortages

Surge in Irish Green Cards expected as a result of Finance Bill

Feb 13th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,013 Views 12 Comments

The Green Cards are not subject to a labour means test but are permitted for those occupations where there are skill shortages.

# finance-bill - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Turf cutters don't want compensation offered by Finance Bill - TD
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Turf cutters don't want compensation offered by Finance Bill - TD

Feb 9th 2012, 10:22 AM 2,861 Views 59 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan said that the country “is on its knees” and turf cutters aren’t looking for the tax breaks offered in yesterday’s Finance Bill.

The stranger bits of Finance Bill 2012: from cricket to Islamic finance
# Finance Bill 2012
# Finance Bill 2012

The stranger bits of Finance Bill 2012: from cricket to Islamic finance

Feb 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,324 Views 22 Comments

Here are three of the more unusual elements of the Finance Bill 2012…

# finance-bill - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 8th 2012, 7:54 PM 5,003 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers

Feb 8th 2012, 6:56 PM 2,837 Views 43 Comments

The Minister for Finance says that the new Special Assignee Relief Programme will only apply to people whose skills are not available in Ireland.

Finance Bill 2012 published – here are the main points
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Finance Bill 2012 published – here are the main points

Feb 8th 2012, 3:49 PM 8,538 Views 18 Comments

Mortgage interest relief extended for first-time buyers and the threshold to qualify for the Universal Social Charge is doubled.

# finance-bill - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied

Jan 5th 2012, 7:11 PM 9,289 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Finance says lenders have been told to apply mortgage interest relief with effect from January 1st.

# finance-bill - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,444 Views 5 Comments

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

# finance-bill - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Civil partnership tax provisions 'to be introduced by end of July'
# Civil Partnerhship
# Civil Partnerhship

Civil partnership tax provisions 'to be introduced by end of July'

Jun 8th 2011, 11:54 AM 782 Views 1 Comment

A third Finance Bill of 2011 will be published in the coming weeks and enacted by the end of July, Michael Noonan says.

# finance-bill - Saturday 29 January, 2011

Seanad passes Finance Bill after late bankers' bonus scare
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Seanad passes Finance Bill after late bankers' bonus scare

Jan 29th 2011, 7:15 PM 2,055 Views 0 Comments

The Finance Bill passes unamended through the Seanad, after a late scare for Fianna Fáil when the Greens jump ship.

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill
# Seanad Éireann
# Seanad Éireann

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill

Jan 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 805 Views 0 Comments

The Finance Bill will finish its passage through the Seanad today, allowing dozens of on-hold TDs to take Saturday night off.

# finance-bill - Friday 28 January, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 28th 2011, 6:30 PM 1,998 Views 0 Comments

The week that was, in pictures.

Seanad votes for Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Seanad votes for Finance Bill

Jan 28th 2011, 5:30 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

Cowen confirms Dáil dissolution request for Tuesday
# GE11
# GE11

Cowen confirms Dáil dissolution request for Tuesday

Jan 28th 2011, 9:43 AM 927 Views 0 Comments

As the Finance Bill is sent to the Seanad, Brian Cowen confirms he’ll wait until Tuesday before going to the Park.

# finance-bill - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Reprieve for government as Finance Bill scrapes through
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Reprieve for government as Finance Bill scrapes through

Jan 26th 2011, 12:36 PM 766 Views 0 Comments

The government bags a crucial victory on the Finance Bill after independents offer support in exchange for big amendments.

Lowry and Healy-Rae likely to back Finance Bill
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Lowry and Healy-Rae likely to back Finance Bill

Jan 26th 2011, 11:56 AM 234 Views 1 Comment

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax
# Dying Dáil
# Dying Dáil

Independents could kill Finance Bill over banker tax

Jan 26th 2011, 8:53 AM 463 Views 0 Comments

Lowry, McGrath and Healy-Rae want the 90% tax to be included in the Finance Bill – in a race against time for FF.

# finance-bill - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Michael Lowry and the Finance Bill: his statement in full
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry and the Finance Bill: his statement in full

Jan 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

The full text of Michael Lowry’s statement on his opposition to the Finance Bill, which may now fail to survive the Dáil.

Finance Bill may fall after Lowry refuses to support
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Finance Bill may fall after Lowry refuses to support

Jan 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Michael Lowry says he can’t back the Finance Bill “in its current format” – meaning the Bill could fall tomorrow.

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does a mid-term election date bother you?

Jan 25th 2011, 11:08 AM 937 Views 0 Comments

Some think having an election during the school holidays is a hindrance, others think it makes sense. What do you think?

The Finance Bill: The schedule in full
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

The Finance Bill: The schedule in full

Jan 25th 2011, 9:02 AM 361 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how the next week in the Dáíl and Seanad will pan out, in order to allow an election be held as quickly as possible.

Dáil prepares for final days before dissolution
# Dying Dáil
# Dying Dáil

Dáil prepares for final days before dissolution

Jan 25th 2011, 8:14 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil schedule is cleared to allow the Finance Bill to be sped through – and may be in on Saturday night to wrap up.

# finance-bill - Monday 24 January, 2011

Finance Bill deal agreed in time for Feb election
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Finance Bill deal agreed in time for Feb election

Jan 24th 2011, 6:38 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

Three of the four opposition parties have reached a decision with the government on a timetable for the Finance Bill – and a 25 February election now looks likely.

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