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#Paschal Donohoe

# 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 13,571 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 36,597 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 21,749 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 112,005 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 33,035 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 64,849 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 20,037 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 7,099 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 21,042 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 75,950 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 47,827 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 53,735 Views 113 Comments

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

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances
# Budget Day
# Budget Day

Incomings and outgoings: Here is a very (very) basic guide to the State's finances

Oct 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,745 Views 3 Comments

How has Covid hit the State coffers so far?

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold
# New Normal
# New Normal

Budget 2021 will be revealed today - here's a look at how things will unfold

Oct 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,013 Views 56 Comments

Today the biggest budget in the history of the State will be revealed – here’s what we know.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,972 Views 55 Comments

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 9 October, 2020

Finance Minister issues stark warning about what Level 5 would mean for unemployment
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Finance Minister issues stark warning about what Level 5 would mean for unemployment

Oct 9th 2020, 5:03 PM 57,094 Views 72 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says this is his greatest concern in relation to possible restrictions.

# paschal-donohoe - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Government raids €1.5bn rainy day fund for Budget 2021
# Emergencies Only
# Emergencies Only

Government raids €1.5bn rainy day fund for Budget 2021

Oct 6th 2020, 6:47 PM 28,415 Views 37 Comments

The fund can only used to mitigate severe events – such as a pandemic.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 2 October, 2020

Exchequer deficit for 2020 now €9.4bn as Finance Minister reaffirms pledge of no income tax increase in Budget
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Exchequer deficit for 2020 now €9.4bn as Finance Minister reaffirms pledge of no income tax increase in Budget

Oct 2nd 2020, 5:13 PM 15,922 Views 46 Comments

Overall, tax receipts have remained strong despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 25 September, 2020

Received the PUP or Covid wage subsidy? Here's how you can pay back your income tax
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

Received the PUP or Covid wage subsidy? Here's how you can pay back your income tax

Sep 25th 2020, 1:54 PM 54,854 Views 61 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says 37,000 employers have signed up for the new wage subsidy scheme.

European Commission to appeal €14.3 billion Apple and Ireland tax ruling
# Apple Tax Row
# Apple Tax Row

European Commission to appeal €14.3 billion Apple and Ireland tax ruling

Sep 25th 2020, 11:39 AM 22,504 Views 43 Comments

The legal row stems from an EU investigation into Apple’s Irish tax structures.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Taxpayers won't face higher property tax bills for 2021
# Deferred
# Deferred

Taxpayers won't face higher property tax bills for 2021

Sep 16th 2020, 4:13 PM 23,774 Views 56 Comments

The valuation date for local property tax has been deferred until 1 November 2021, said the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.

'There's no legal restriction': Taoiseach repeats that the advice is not to leave Dublin, 'if possible'
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

'There's no legal restriction': Taoiseach repeats that the advice is not to leave Dublin, 'if possible'

Updated Sep 16th 2020, 1:28 PM 96,518 Views 144 Comments

Senior ministers took to the airwaves this morning as cases continue to rise in the capital.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Yanis Varoufakis calls Paschal Donohoe a 'chronic and pathetic finance minister'

Sep 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 99,841 Views 82 Comments

Varoufakis served as the Greek Finance Minister from January to July 2015.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 11 September, 2020

'There is a lot of uncertainty': Paschal Donohoe warns of Covid-19 impact on recovery, in his first meeting as Eurogroup head
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

'There is a lot of uncertainty': Paschal Donohoe warns of Covid-19 impact on recovery, in his first meeting as Eurogroup head

Sep 11th 2020, 12:20 PM 14,312 Views 7 Comments

Donohoe is in Berlin for his first meeting as President of the Eurogroup.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 3 September, 2020

No increase in income tax planned, says finance minister
# Pandemeconomics
# Pandemeconomics

No increase in income tax planned, says finance minister

Sep 3rd 2020, 9:58 PM 25,718 Views 42 Comments

Paschal Donohoe was speaking about what the upcoming Budget might look like.

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
# Stay And Spend
# Stay And Spend

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:15 PM 32,457 Views 50 Comments

A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Government records €9.5 billion budget deficit on foot of Covid-19 spending

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 PM 21,323 Views 47 Comments

The figure compares to a deficit of €625m recorded in the same period last year.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 29 August, 2020

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme ends next week — so when will you have to pay back all that income tax?
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme ends next week — so when will you have to pay back all that income tax?

Aug 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 129,204 Views 64 Comments

A top accountancy body has called for definitive guidance from the government.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 28 August, 2020

Wage subsidy scheme recipients who owe income tax won't have to pay it back until next year at the earliest
# Revenue
# Revenue

Wage subsidy scheme recipients who owe income tax won't have to pay it back until next year at the earliest

Aug 28th 2020, 8:55 AM 47,577 Views 37 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has previously said that Revenue’s method for recouping the tax will “minismise financial hardship”.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 31 July, 2020

Government u-turns on exclusion of proprietary directors from wage subsidy scheme
# Finance
# Finance

Government u-turns on exclusion of proprietary directors from wage subsidy scheme

Jul 31st 2020, 7:02 PM 34,372 Views 23 Comments

The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme initially excluded people who were proprietary directors of a company.

# paschal-donohoe - Saturday 11 July, 2020

It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?
# Euro Star
# Euro Star

It's a dirty, time-consuming job so why would Paschal want to become head of the Eurogroup?

Jul 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 39,606 Views 86 Comments

Experts say that increased Irish influence in Europe could come at a cost.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 10 July, 2020

Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital
# Finance Minister
# Finance Minister

Paschal Donohoe says it's 'frustrating' to see another costs row over National Children's Hospital

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 34,881 Views 89 Comments

BAM released a statement saying that it was excluded from the government’s Covid-19 ex-gratia payments, which it called “unfair”.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Donohoe wins in bid to become president of the group of Euro finance ministers, says EU recovery fund is first priority
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Donohoe wins in bid to become president of the group of Euro finance ministers, says EU recovery fund is first priority

Updated Jul 9th 2020, 8:05 PM 74,685 Views 104 Comments

Donohoe faced opposition from finance ministers in Spain and Luxembourg for the Eurogroup presidency.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Minister for Finance says he 'cannot mandate' how banks consider mortgages for people on wage subsidy scheme
# The Banks
# The Banks

Minister for Finance says he 'cannot mandate' how banks consider mortgages for people on wage subsidy scheme

Jul 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,015 Views 28 Comments

A number of mortgage applicants have been told they cannot draw down their mortgage due to being on the scheme.

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 3 July, 2020

Paschal Donohoe: Wage subsidy scheme 'won't come to abrupt end'
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Paschal Donohoe: Wage subsidy scheme 'won't come to abrupt end'

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:10 AM 20,953 Views 19 Comments

The Finance Minister noted the ‘particular’ value of the scheme to government.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'
# Staycation
# Staycation

Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:07 PM 42,472 Views 42 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is calling for the VAT rate to be changed to 5% to help the tourism sector.

# paschal-donohoe - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer
# NAMA Payout
# NAMA Payout

NAMA pays two billion euro in first payment to the Irish Exchequer

Jul 1st 2020, 5:21 PM 27,421 Views 28 Comments

The total payment to the Exchequer is expected to be €4.4bn by 2022.

# paschal-donohoe - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe puts name forward for top EU job

Jun 25th 2020, 5:02 PM 29,511 Views 97 Comments

Donohoe said it would be a “tremendous honour” to lead the Eurogroup through the challenges ahead.

# paschal-donohoe - Monday 8 June, 2020

New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

New Central Bank rules mean moneylenders must place warnings on high interest loans

Jun 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 9,939 Views 11 Comments

Ads from moneylenders will now have to contain warnings about high interest rates, as well as encouraging consumers to look for other options

# paschal-donohoe - Friday 5 June, 2020

Pandemic payments to continue until August, with reduced PUP for part-time workers from 29 June
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Pandemic payments to continue until August, with reduced PUP for part-time workers from 29 June

Jun 5th 2020, 12:41 PM 57,059 Views 65 Comments

It follows a cabinet meeting today.

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