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# ifac - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Pension age unsustainable in the long term, according to report by fiscal council

Increased costs due to pensions and healthcare will drive future fiscal policy.

# ifac - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Using 'volatile' corporate tax receipts to plug spending overruns may be unsustainable, watchdog warns

As much as €6 billion in corporate tax receipts is “excess” and unexplained, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has said.

# ifac - Friday 27 September, 2019

'Entirely possible' we could have another Budget within the space of a few months

Minister Paschal Donohoe has framed October’s Budget on the presumption of a no-deal Brexit.

# ifac - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019

Social welfare increases and a jump in the standard cut-off rate for income tax are expected.

# ifac - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Fiscal watchdog warns of "loss of momentum" of economic growth

A new report said increased spending would have to be offset by raising taxes.

# ifac - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Sorry Michael: Spending watchdog still thinks Noonan should cut €2bn in the budget

Economic figures warned Michael Noonan that the hard slog is not over at the MacGill Summer School tonight.

# ifac - Friday 20 June, 2014

The briefcase: this was the week in business Inbox Me This post contains a poll

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

# ifac - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

What the IFAC? Five questions about the guys who want a tougher budget this year

This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?

Spending watchdog tells Government to stick to €2 billion austerity target

The Fiscal Advisory Council is urging the government to stick to this year’s target, but promising an easing off of austerity next year.