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#Income Tax

# income-tax - Monday 13 October, 2014

With 24 hours to go, here's what we know about the Budget so far...

The leaks are flowing now…

# income-tax - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Enda Kenny hints at cut to top tax rate

“First step in a multi-annual plan…”

# income-tax - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Think Ireland's income taxes are already too high? Try 60% for top earners

TASC wants anyone earning over €100,000 to get a higher tax rate to make things better for everyone else.

# income-tax - Monday 29 September, 2014

Cutting top rate of tax could give 'half of taxpayers' more money in their pocket

Ibec also believe it would help stem brain-drain.

# income-tax - Monday 25 August, 2014

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget? Payslip This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see income tax or the USC cut in the next Budget?

Which cut would be more beneficial for you?

# income-tax - Monday 21 July, 2014

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax One Step Forward This post contains a poll

Want a cut in income tax? It could mean tripling the property tax

A Department of Finance paper also found that the economy could be boosted by lowering the cost of credit for SMEs

# income-tax - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Fantasy or reality? Pearse Doherty wanted to explain 'Shinnernomics', so here's what he said...

They’re the subject of much debate so we asked Sinn Féin a few questions about their budget proposals this week. Here’s what the party finance spokesperson said…

# income-tax - Saturday 21 June, 2014

The world's most famous economist thinks the property tax is unfair*

*But only if you’re in negative equity.

# income-tax - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Shinnernomics: Opponents call them fantasy, so how realistic are Sinn Féin's budget proposals?

The rise of Sinn Féin raises obvious questions about what they would do in government. We take a closer look at the party’s economic policies.

# income-tax - Friday 13 June, 2014

Would the Government's proposed tax cut actually help people?

A new research paper claims that the only beneficiaries would be those who earn a lot already.

# income-tax - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?

Is it only fair to ask high earners to pull their weight? Or is it just too punitive?

# income-tax - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Here's an interesting one, financially rewarding employees for saving costs

The American Chamber of Commerce says ‘gainsharing’ would stimulate the economy.

# income-tax - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Noonan: Income tax burden will be eased next year, Gilmore: 'It's too soon to speculate'

The government has also committed to lowering the local property tax “where circumstances allow”.

# income-tax - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts

Chambers Ireland chief wants to see more signs of recovery before easing tax burden.

# income-tax - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Is it too expensive to do business in Ireland?

Cost savings are temporary without reform, IBEC says.

# income-tax - Monday 17 February, 2014

Noonan says income tax cuts are not a play for popularity

The Minister for Finance said once they have the resources, the Irish government will look to cutting income tax.

# income-tax - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Taoiseach: We'll consider tax cuts next year, if we can afford it

Enda Kenny told CNBC News that “income tax levels are too high here”.

# income-tax - Monday 30 December, 2013

€24.5m yielded by Revenue in compliance campaign for those with two pensions

Those in receipt of both State pensions and private occupational pensions are liable to pay income tax if their total income is above a certain level.

# income-tax - Sunday 29 December, 2013

France finally gets go-ahead for tax on high incomes

French president Francois Hollande had promised the tax in his election campaign but had been stymied by France’s constitutional council.

# income-tax - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

No decision on income tax cut until closer to the Budget - Kenny

Middle-income families stand to benefit from any tax cuts next year, but by how much won’t be clearer until closer to the October Budget.

# income-tax - Saturday 14 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# income-tax - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Pay-and-file tax deadline won’t change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though Tax

Pay-and-file tax deadline won’t change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though

The Government have said it remains their plan to bring forward to date to submit tax returns but it won’t happen until 2015 at the earliest.

# income-tax - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year Tax

Government expects to collect an extra €2.3bn in tax next year

This is according to figures that give an overview of our finances before any of the budget changes are announced on Tuesday.

# income-tax - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Exchequer returns: VAT receipts nearly €250 million behind target

But the deficit for the first eight months of this year was over €4 billion less than it was in the first eight months of 2012.

# income-tax - Monday 2 September, 2013

Property tax evaders 'will not see a penny' of their income tax refund

Revenue has started informing taxpayers that they will not get the balance of their rebate until they file their property tax return.

# income-tax - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k

Michael Noonan has indicated that he won’t be considering any kind of ‘wealth tax’ in Budget 2014 – but has released figures on how much it would bring in.

# income-tax - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Taxman rakes in €17.6bn in last six months despite missing excise, VAT targets

The Department of Finance said the tax profile is helped by the collection of €126 million in Property Tax receipts.

# income-tax - Sunday 30 June, 2013

# income-tax - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Tax cuts 'unlikely' in this year's budget

There will also be no income tax increases, according to Minister of State Brian Hayes.

# income-tax - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

State's income for three of the 'big four' taxes is less than expected

Income tax, VAT and excise duties are lower than had been forecast – but corporation tax is well ahead of expectations.

# income-tax - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three of the 'big four' tax heads fell short of expectations in April

A total of €21 million in local property tax was collected during April.

# income-tax - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

SIPTU president wants promissory note savings used to avoid public pay cuts

Jack O’Connor says using the €1 billion annual savings, and a higher tax rate on high earners, can avoid wide public strikes.

# income-tax - Friday 8 March, 2013

Leo Varadkar: Property tax is easy to pay and hard to evade

The Minister for Transport said that people struggling to pay their bills do not automatically become exempt from income tax and the same principle should apply to the forthcoming property tax.

# income-tax - Thursday 7 March, 2013

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

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

# income-tax - Monday 4 March, 2013

Exchequer returns show slight fall in tax take for February

The total tax take in February 2013 was €2.042 billion – down by €186 million on the same month from last year.

# income-tax - Monday 4 February, 2013

Exchequer figures show slight fall in government income in January

A €1 billion sale of Bank of Ireland notes means Ireland recorded an Exchequer surplus for January 2013.

# income-tax - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Column: Taxing the wealthy is an option we need to look at

High earners and corporations – should they not ‘share the burden’ with the rest of us, asks Kieran Allen.

# income-tax - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The42 Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax Net Gains

Football stars avoid French plan for 75% income tax

Footballers earning over €1m, like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, would have lost a heft chunk of their weekly wage.

# income-tax - Saturday 29 December, 2012

French court rejects 75 per cent tax rate for millionaires

The move is a blow for French president Francois Hollande who had made the planned 75 per cent tax rate his centrepiece tax measure.