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#Financial transaction tax

# financial-transaction-tax - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

7 things Ireland has done in the first 50 days of its EU presidency

It’s February 19 – and the 50th day of Ireland’s tenure at the helm of the Council of the European Union.

# financial-transaction-tax - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

11 EU nations get go-ahead for 'Robin Hood tax', Ireland not among them

Concerns about jobs at the IFSC are among the reasons that Ireland has not signed up to implementing a levy on financial transactions despite Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany and France all doing so.

# financial-transaction-tax - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

10 EU states to bring in financial transaction tax legislation

Its estimated the tax could yield as much as €57 billion if introduced on a EU-wide basis but concerns remain in Ireland that its introduction could see jobs transferred abroad.

# financial-transaction-tax - Friday 12 October, 2012

Column: Financial transaction tax? Nice idea, but it won’t work this way

Proposals for a European financial transaction tax are wishful thinking – and won’t hinder the bankers, writes Arthur Doohan.

# financial-transaction-tax - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax?

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has rejected the introduction of a tax on financial market transactions but what do you think of the idea?

# financial-transaction-tax - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Column: The financial transaction tax is a must for Ireland’s future

Imagine the difference €500million could make for our ailing health services – yet the Government is opposed, writes Labour MEP Nessa Childers.

# financial-transaction-tax - Friday 22 June, 2012

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

# financial-transaction-tax - Friday 15 June, 2012

Column: We need to be more than passengers on the Eurozone Express

Let’s think seriously about what we want from the EU – before the thinking is done for us, writes Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy.

# financial-transaction-tax - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Column: The markets are holding us hostage – but here’s our escape route

We’re running scared from the financial bogeymen, but our governments could easily take control, writes Martin O’Dea.

# financial-transaction-tax - Monday 30 January, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a 'Robin Hood' tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a 'Robin Hood' tax?

A transaction tax would raise revenue for the government – but may encourage financial institutions to take their business elsewhere. What do you think?

# financial-transaction-tax - Monday 9 January, 2012

'Merkozy' to meet after French issue ultimatum on transaction tax

Nicolas Sarkozy has warned that France will go it alone with the controversial ‘Tobin tax’ if agreement is not reached.