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#Paschal Donohoe

# 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 Tue 7:50 PM 51,963 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 17,047 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 13,141 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 13,898 Views 24 Comments

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

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 2 July, 2021

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?

Jul 2nd 2021, 4:53 PM 17,835 Views 28 Comments

Ireland is one of just nine countries out of 139 to reject the deal.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Global corporation tax reform deal backed by 130 nations - but not Ireland
# OECD
# OECD

Global corporation tax reform deal backed by 130 nations - but not Ireland

Jul 1st 2021, 7:13 PM 28,478 Views 54 Comments

Global companies would be taxed at a rate of at least 15% if the deal is implemented.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,197 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 11 June, 2021

G7 countries move closer to 15% corporation tax plan as Finance Minister defends Ireland's 12.5% rate
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

G7 countries move closer to 15% corporation tax plan as Finance Minister defends Ireland's 12.5% rate

Jun 11th 2021, 9:18 AM 15,027 Views 42 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said he wanted to keep Ireland’s rate to “maintain and grow” employment.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented
# Corporate Tax Rate
# Corporate Tax Rate

Donohoe says government could lose up to €2.2bn a year in corporate tax revenue if G7 deal implemented

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 5:30 PM 43,860 Views 69 Comments

Finance Ministers of the world’s seven richest economies agreed to commit to a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% at the G7.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 4 June, 2021

G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'
# G7
# G7

G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 6:55 PM 38,392 Views 60 Comments

Paschal Donohoe attended the G7 summit as Irish tax practices were put in the spotlight over a $315bn Microsoft profit.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?
# Valuation Once Again
# Valuation Once Again

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:00 PM 35,893 Views 32 Comments
  • Owners of homes built since 2013 will be brought into the LPT net
  • Just over a third of people will see an increased charge, over half will see no change
  • The bands have been widened to account for surging house prices
Here are the new Local Property Tax bands
# LPT
# LPT

Here are the new Local Property Tax bands

Jun 2nd 2021, 11:25 AM 137,553 Views 123 Comments

Most of those who face an increase in the tax will pay an extra €90 per year, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said.

Local property tax surcharge for vacant properties under consideration as system set to be overhauled
# Housing
# Housing

Local property tax surcharge for vacant properties under consideration as system set to be overhauled

Jun 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,924 Views 82 Comments

The majority of homeowners will see a €90 increase in their tax bill next year.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Ireland's budgetary watchdog barks over 'large, permanent increases' in government spending
# Morning Memo
# Morning Memo

Ireland's budgetary watchdog barks over 'large, permanent increases' in government spending

May 26th 2021, 10:45 AM 8,373 Views 11 Comments

Details about the cost of reforms like Sláintecare are thin on the ground beyond 2021, IFAC says.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Donohoe says government's new housing measures will act as 'strong deterrent' to cuckoo funds
# Housing
# Housing

Donohoe says government's new housing measures will act as 'strong deterrent' to cuckoo funds

May 19th 2021, 11:43 AM 10,545 Views 74 Comments

The opposition, however, doesn’t agree and the plans have been described as a “too little, too late”.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds
# Housing
# Housing

Over 25,000 people sign petition calling for government to scrap tax breaks for cuckoo funds

May 18th 2021, 7:15 AM 37,827 Views 44 Comments

Cabinet is set to discuss proposals on housing today.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 17 May, 2021

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008
# The Banks
# The Banks

'Lingering resentment': Public trust in Irish banks remains low after 2008

May 17th 2021, 2:19 PM 12,352 Views 17 Comments

But trust levels have improved substantially among younger customers since the crash.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ministers meet to discuss cuckoo funds proposals but no definitive timeline yet on crackdown measures

May 11th 2021, 8:10 PM 11,383 Views 27 Comments

It could be a “number of weeks” before new measures are announced, say sources.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 7 May, 2021

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election
# Housing
# Housing

Fianna Fáil's message to itself: Deliver housing now or face extinction at the next election

May 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,413 Views 112 Comments

The FF parliamentary party meeting was told that the party was “drowning in the shadows of Fine Gael housing policy”.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Investment funds buying whole estates is 'undesirable' and the government needs to act, says Leo Varadkar
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Investment funds buying whole estates is 'undesirable' and the government needs to act, says Leo Varadkar

May 5th 2021, 1:52 PM 26,053 Views 67 Comments

Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien says a Bill he introduced in 2019 on the issue is “still valid”.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Paschal Donohoe defends Ireland's corporation tax rate after US treasury secretary's remarks

Apr 6th 2021, 6:38 PM 28,101 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s budget deficit increased by nearly €4.2 billion in the first quarter of 2021.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Central Bank to tell committee stronger regulatory framework needed in wake of Davy controversy
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank to tell committee stronger regulatory framework needed in wake of Davy controversy

Mar 9th 2021, 9:54 AM 8,713 Views 49 Comments

The scandal has led to fierce criticism of the firm, and its CEO resigned at the weekend.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 6 March, 2021

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea
# Community Banking
# Community Banking

A new public banking system in Ireland? The Government is being asked to revisit the idea

Mar 6th 2021, 9:30 AM 24,633 Views 32 Comments

Green Party and Fianna Fáil TDs are calling for the government to revisit the idea of community banking.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Fined
# Fined

Stockbrokers Davy apologise for 'failures' after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:18 PM 15,259 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank announced the fine levied against Davy yesterday.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million
# The Banks
# The Banks

'A landmark deal': AIB agrees to buy stockbrokers Goodbody for €138 million

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:35 PM 30,564 Views 24 Comments

The bank says the move will diversify its revenue streams and address gaps in its customer offerings.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country
# Rainy Day
# Rainy Day

Finance Minister 'looking at ways' to keep money saved by people during pandemic in this country

Feb 16th 2021, 6:01 PM 45,693 Views 62 Comments

Paschal Donohoe also stressed the vaccine roll-out as ‘biggest driver’ of Ireland’s economy this year and next.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year
# Money
# Money

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:57 PM 16,003 Views 13 Comments

An exchequer surplus was recorded last month, but the government said this will be “entirely reversed” in February.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Paschal Donohoe: Irish economy to make ‘good recovery’ despite €35 billion rise in national debt
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Paschal Donohoe: Irish economy to make ‘good recovery’ despite €35 billion rise in national debt

Jan 28th 2021, 7:00 PM 15,922 Views 43 Comments

The Covid-19 pandemic has driven a rise in the country’s level of debt.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe
# Corporation Tax
# Corporation Tax

Biden administration could 'heighten' US engagement on global tax reform, says Paschal Donohoe

Jan 14th 2021, 2:34 PM 13,694 Views 16 Comments

Donohoe was speaking at the launch of an update to Ireland’s corporation tax roadmap.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 8 January, 2021

New deal: Private hospitals agree to provide 30% capacity as 1,180 people hospitalised with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New deal: Private hospitals agree to provide 30% capacity as 1,180 people hospitalised with Covid-19

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 37,255 Views 51 Comments

109 people are being treated in ICU.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Ministers confident of financial 'firepower' to withstand Covid-19 in 2021 despite €19 billion deficit last year
# Money Men
# Money Men

Ministers confident of financial 'firepower' to withstand Covid-19 in 2021 despite €19 billion deficit last year

Jan 5th 2021, 6:00 PM 21,858 Views 25 Comments

The deficit is compared to a pre-pandemic predicted surplus for the year of €2.5 billion.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 16 November, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees
# PUP
# PUP

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees

Nov 16th 2020, 3:40 PM 112,280 Views 53 Comments

The Committee voted in favour of the Finance Bill clause this afternoon.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary
# Irish-American Relations
# Irish-American Relations

US 'deeply concerned' about EU data ruling, says Trump's Commerce Secretary

Nov 3rd 2020, 5:35 PM 33,045 Views 11 Comments

Ross was opening a roundtable discussion on the future of Irish-American economic relations

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank tells Donohoe 'no decision' yet taken on its future amid reports it could be wound down

Updated Oct 21st 2020, 1:24 PM 65,041 Views 35 Comments

The Minister for Finance met with representatives from Ulster Bank today.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

O'Brien says 'blanket' eviction ban to take effect while government will engage with banks on mortgage breaks
# Level 5
# Level 5

O'Brien says 'blanket' eviction ban to take effect while government will engage with banks on mortgage breaks

Oct 20th 2020, 9:16 AM 20,073 Views 42 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said today that engaging with the banks on mortgage breaks is the “least the minister of finance should do”.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Morning Memo: The morning after a bonanza Budget and spotlight on the IMF's latest global forecast

Oct 14th 2020, 12:48 PM 7,109 Views 3 Comments

Few big ideas but the government tried to treat the symptoms in Budget 2021.

Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Stay and Spend Scheme 'here to stay', say ministers

Oct 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 21,081 Views 22 Comments

Sinn Féin has called for vouchers to be given to people to spend in restaurants.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Explainer: How will motorists be affected by today's Budget announcements?
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Explainer: How will motorists be affected by today's Budget announcements?

Oct 13th 2020, 10:00 PM 76,845 Views 79 Comments

A major overhaul of the VRT system was announced in today’s Budget.

Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus
# PUP
# PUP

Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus

Oct 13th 2020, 2:29 PM 48,540 Views 27 Comments

The announcement that those on the PUP in December will receive a Christmas bonus was part of Budget 2021 announced today.

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices set to increase from midnight tonight
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Carbon tax: Petrol and diesel prices set to increase from midnight tonight

Oct 13th 2020, 2:13 PM 53,955 Views 113 Comments

The changes were announced by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe this afternoon.

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