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#Paschal Donohoe

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe
# Data Centres
# Data Centres

Data centres are 'hugely important' to large employers in Ireland, says Donohoe

Aug 11th 2022, 9:07 AM 14,931 Views 47 Comments

The Minister for Finance was being quizzed on the prospect of more amber electricity alerts.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Donohoe announces plan for Vacant Property Tax as part of Budget 2023
# Vacant Property Tax
# Vacant Property Tax

Donohoe announces plan for Vacant Property Tax as part of Budget 2023

Jul 6th 2022, 4:31 PM 31,188 Views 53 Comments

New data from Revenue has shown that there are 57,206 vacant properties across the State.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Eamon Ryan: 'Utmost commitment' to deliver MetroLink following 8,000 submissions from public
# Metrolink
# Metrolink

Eamon Ryan: 'Utmost commitment' to deliver MetroLink following 8,000 submissions from public

Jul 5th 2022, 2:07 PM 19,545 Views 46 Comments

Construction on the project is forecasted to begin in 2025, with it set to be completed in the early 2030s.

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

'Difficult' to say whether Budget will leave people better off, says Donohoe

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 10:49 AM 24,923 Views 41 Comments

Budget 2023 will be announced on 27 September.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 24 June, 2022

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
# Inflation
# Inflation

No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'

Updated Jun 24th 2022, 4:53 PM 29,852 Views 67 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Moving income tax credits and bands will improve take-home pay, says Donohoe

Jun 15th 2022, 3:29 PM 26,758 Views 39 Comments

The finance minister says Government will use indexation to up peoples’ take-home pay.

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil
# Housing
# Housing

'President Higgins had to come out and call you to account': TDs attack Govt housing policy in Dáil

Jun 15th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,573 Views 48 Comments

President Michael D Higgins’ has described Ireland’s housing crisis as a “disaster”.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Ryan signals need for social welfare and tax changes to get country through 'very difficult period'

Jun 2nd 2022, 12:46 PM 28,631 Views 58 Comments

Taoiseach has said there will be “a challenging number of months ahead with the cost of living”.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 5 May, 2022

State's deficit drops by over €6 billion following conclusion of Covid-19 measures
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

State's deficit drops by over €6 billion following conclusion of Covid-19 measures

May 5th 2022, 9:44 AM 18,106 Views 18 Comments

An Exchequer deficit of €1.1 billion was recorded at the end of April, compared with a deficit of €7.6 billion in the same period last year.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 14 April, 2022

'We won’t put your granny in prison for burning turf', says Ryan doubling down on no pause comments
# Emissions
# Emissions

'We won’t put your granny in prison for burning turf', says Ryan doubling down on no pause comments

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 12:15 PM 26,176 Views 51 Comments

A plan to prohibit the sale or distribution of turf will be discussed by government after Easter.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Tax receipts climbed in the first three months of 2022 but figures are 'flattered' by Covid
# Taxing Matters
# Taxing Matters

Tax receipts climbed in the first three months of 2022 but figures are 'flattered' by Covid

Apr 6th 2022, 2:50 PM 7,797 Views 9 Comments

Tax revenues were up over 30% compared with the same period last year when strict public health measures were in place.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?
# Universal Social Charge
# Universal Social Charge

Explainer: Was the USC meant to be a temporary measure?

Feb 15th 2022, 2:44 PM 24,979 Views 48 Comments

Some politicians’ stances on the tax have changed over the years.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Government slammed by opposition TDs as board of disabled drivers group resigns
# Disabled Drivers
# Disabled Drivers

Government slammed by opposition TDs as board of disabled drivers group resigns

Jan 11th 2022, 4:16 PM 11,279 Views 6 Comments

Pearse Doherty and Denis Naughten are among the TDs who have hit out at the government’s handling of the matter.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Irish corporation tax revenues set to decline from 2023 onwards, says Donohoe
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Irish corporation tax revenues set to decline from 2023 onwards, says Donohoe

Jan 6th 2022, 12:35 PM 23,437 Views 47 Comments

New figures revealed that Irish tax receipts surged to their highest ever level last year at 68.4 billion euro.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%
# State Finances
# State Finances

Ireland reports record €68.4 billion tax take for 2021 - an annual increase of almost 20%

Jan 5th 2022, 4:31 PM 25,955 Views 38 Comments

That’s according to exchequer returns for December published by the Department of Finance this afternoon.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

State to sell 15% chunk of its AIB stake over the next six months, Donohoe announces
# The Banks
# The Banks

State to sell 15% chunk of its AIB stake over the next six months, Donohoe announces

Dec 21st 2021, 8:48 AM 19,916 Views 33 Comments

The plan is similar to the one used by the Government to sell part of its remaining bailout-era stake in Bank of Ireland.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Irish economy to grow by 13.6% by end of 2021, as unemployment rate falls to 7%
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

Irish economy to grow by 13.6% by end of 2021, as unemployment rate falls to 7%

Dec 16th 2021, 9:02 AM 18,486 Views 32 Comments

The domestic economy is set to have increased by 6.2%, due to an increase in household spending.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Public finances continue to improve as deficit narrows to €4.9 billion
# Exchequer
# Exchequer

Public finances continue to improve as deficit narrows to €4.9 billion

Dec 2nd 2021, 6:57 PM 13,328 Views 29 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said the strong tax returns show the “strength of our economic recovery”.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Government to keep wage subsidy scheme levels 'under review', says minister
# Covid Supports
# Covid Supports

Government to keep wage subsidy scheme levels 'under review', says minister

Nov 23rd 2021, 3:59 PM 7,517 Views 9 Comments

The scheme is supporting 289,000 workers and 25,800 employers at cost of €414 million, as of last month, said Donohoe.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Paschal Donohoe 'confident no one will undercut us' after Ireland adopts 15% corporate tax
# Corporate Tax Rate
# Corporate Tax Rate

Paschal Donohoe 'confident no one will undercut us' after Ireland adopts 15% corporate tax

Nov 10th 2021, 7:43 PM 12,435 Views 23 Comments

Donohoe said the new rate will allow Ireland to continue to be competitive and an ‘attractive’ place to invest

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 1 November, 2021

Donohoe says Ireland won't lecture US on climate obligations as Treasury Secretary visits Dublin
# Janet Yellen
# Janet Yellen

Donohoe says Ireland won't lecture US on climate obligations as Treasury Secretary visits Dublin

Updated Nov 1st 2021, 9:33 AM 20,315 Views 23 Comments

Janet Yellen was appointed by US President Joe Biden to his Administration in January this year.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Hospitality groups express disappointment at ending of reduced VAT rate next August
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Hospitality groups express disappointment at ending of reduced VAT rate next August

Oct 12th 2021, 6:50 PM 10,319 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe confirmed that the 9% rate will finish – as planned – at the end of August 2022.

'The world is burning': Donohoe confirms further carbon tax increase by €7.50 per tonne
# Carbon Tax
# Carbon Tax

'The world is burning': Donohoe confirms further carbon tax increase by €7.50 per tonne

Oct 12th 2021, 2:15 PM 15,520 Views 36 Comments

The increase will take effect from midnight on petrol and diesel.

New zoned land tax branded a 'total joke' by opposition TDs
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

New zoned land tax branded a 'total joke' by opposition TDs

Oct 12th 2021, 2:00 PM 17,496 Views 8 Comments

The tax was announced by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe this afternoon and will replace the vacant sites levy.

Pandemic wage subsidy scheme to be extended to April 2022, Donohoe confirms
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Pandemic wage subsidy scheme to be extended to April 2022, Donohoe confirms

Oct 12th 2021, 1:43 PM 12,894 Views 11 Comments

The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme will be closed to new entrants in January.

Budget 2022 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Budget 2022 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 12th 2021, 9:24 AM 51,305 Views 84 Comments

Politicians are back in Leinster House for this year’s Budget.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 8 October, 2021

NAMA makes €4.4 million payments to Revenue as part of two unprompted voluntary disclosures
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA makes €4.4 million payments to Revenue as part of two unprompted voluntary disclosures

Oct 8th 2021, 10:41 PM 25,357 Views 6 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe confirmed the figures in a written Dáil reply.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?
# Taxing Matters
# Taxing Matters

Explainer: Why is Ireland about to raise its corporation tax rate from 12.5% to 15%?

Oct 7th 2021, 5:40 PM 19,489 Views 23 Comments
  • After months of negotiating, the Government is expected to sign Ireland up to a new 15% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • There is considerable uncertainty about what the changes will mean for the Irish economy and public finances.
  • But it could be 2023 or 2024 by the time the new rules are actually implemented.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

‘Give it to those that suffered most’: Should a NI-style £100 voucher be introduced in Ireland?
# High Street Voucher
# High Street Voucher

‘Give it to those that suffered most’: Should a NI-style £100 voucher be introduced in Ireland?

Sep 29th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,830 Views 28 Comments
  • Adults in Northern Ireland are being given free £100 vouchers to be spent before the end of November.
  • Sinn Féin is among those calling on the Government to create a similar initiative.
  • Stakeholders have raised some doubts about the programme, reports Céimin Burke.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 11:01 AM 26,372 Views 42 Comments
  • "Permanent tax cuts" set out in the Summer Economic Statement are "unjustified", ICTU says.
  • Instead, Budget 2022 should prioritise spending on public services including early years care.
  • Government should phase out various reliefs related to Capital Acquisitions and Local Property taxes.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

'I've been hacked': Coveney says he is being 'prudent' by clearing his phone regularly
# Zapponegate
# Zapponegate

'I've been hacked': Coveney says he is being 'prudent' by clearing his phone regularly

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 1:40 PM 28,786 Views 45 Comments

Simon Coveney said yesterday that Katherine Zappone did not lobby him for a job.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply
# Daft Report
# Daft Report

'Chronic and worsening' supply crisis heaps pressure on renters as prices climb sharply

Aug 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,910 Views 49 Comments
  • Average rental prices increased by 5.6% in the year to the end of June.
  • The average national monthly rent was up 2.4% from the first quarter, the largest quarterly gain since mid-2018.
  • The situation is more acute outside of Dublin with rents increasing typically at double-digit rates.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public
# The Banks
# The Banks

Any return of bonuses for top bankers 'would not be acceptable' to staff and public

Aug 5th 2021, 11:44 AM 15,405 Views 23 Comments

The FSU has sought a meeting with Paschal Donohoe over plans to sell the State’s stake in Bank of Ireland.

# paschal-donohoe - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

Aug 1st 2021, 7:00 AM 18,646 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Donohoe defends appointment of Zappone as UN special envoy for freedom of expression
# New Job
# New Job

Donohoe defends appointment of Zappone as UN special envoy for freedom of expression

Jul 27th 2021, 4:17 PM 40,734 Views 88 Comments

Zappone will be assisting Minister Simon Coveney with United Nations business.

Accountability regime for top bankers 'to be in place within 18 months'
# Heads Of Bill
# Heads Of Bill

Accountability regime for top bankers 'to be in place within 18 months'

Jul 27th 2021, 2:51 PM 13,566 Views 38 Comments

The new laws will give the Central Bank more power to tackle individuals for wrongdoing.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain
# Fully Vaccinated
# Fully Vaccinated

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 PM 57,161 Views 70 Comments
  • Cabinet will meet tomorrow with 26 July still the target date for full reopening.
  • CO2 monitors will be used in restaurants.
  • Unvaccinated children can accompany adults as long as their table is 2m away from others

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Is housing the 'big winner' from the Government's Summer Economic Statement?
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Is housing the 'big winner' from the Government's Summer Economic Statement?

Jul 15th 2021, 5:11 PM 17,253 Views 15 Comments

Housing looms large in the Government’s budgetary thinking at the moment.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 12 July, 2021

Under pressure to commit Ireland to corporation tax hike, Donohoe meets with US Treasury secretary Yellen
# Taxing Issues
# Taxing Issues

Under pressure to commit Ireland to corporation tax hike, Donohoe meets with US Treasury secretary Yellen

Jul 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 13,253 Views 30 Comments

One of just three EU member states to oppose the international agreement

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Houses damaged by mica will be exempt from Local Property Tax for six years, says Paschal Donohoe
# Mica Scandal
# Mica Scandal

Houses damaged by mica will be exempt from Local Property Tax for six years, says Paschal Donohoe

Jul 7th 2021, 3:53 PM 14,121 Views 24 Comments

No local authority will be worse off as a result of changes to the tax, Donohoe said.

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