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#financial transactions tax

# financial-transactions-tax - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland? Explainer This post contains a poll

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland?

Two experts run the rule over the Financial Transaction Tax for TheJournal.ie.

# financial-transactions-tax - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

EU institutions at odds over 'Robin Hood Tax'

The European Commission has disagreed with lawyers for the European Council who say the financial transactions tax on banks is illegal.

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

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses Tobin Tax This post contains videos

Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses

The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.

# financial-transactions-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?

Sarkozy says he will impose a French 'Robin Hood' tax

The French president is proposing to introduce a 0.1 per cent levy on financial transactions as well as a number of other reforms ahead of a re-election battle in April.

# financial-transactions-tax - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Financial transactions tax would be bad for Ireland - FF

Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson has warned that jobs could be at risk if Ireland had to adopt the tax while Britain opts out.