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# pay-up - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Restaurants and bars that don't display their tips policy will face fines of up to €2,500 Exclusive

An amendment to the law is to be introduced to ensure tips go to the employee.

# pay-up - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

# pay-up - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Here's how many sites there are where its owners will have to pay the vacant site levy

Site owners will be eligible to pay up to 7% of its value if the local authority has placed it on the vacant sites register.

# pay-up - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

# pay-up - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences

Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.

# pay-up - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Taxi driver ordered to pay €17,800 to man despite claims he wasn't present at car crash

The driver had claimed another man was driving the car.

# pay-up - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary

The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.

# pay-up - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence

Varadkar says Europe needs to start looking after its own security.

# pay-up - Sunday 14 January, 2018

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year

The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.

# pay-up - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries

The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.

Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'

Almost €5,500 in unpaid Dáil tabs will be wiped after a series of efforts to recoup the amounts owed failed.

# pay-up - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

# pay-up - Monday 10 July, 2017

Pamplona police chase down Italians fleeing a restaurant bill after the bull run

The €620 bill was paid in full, with a tip.

# pay-up - Friday 7 July, 2017

Poll: Do you think fines work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think fines work?

Do you have any library books or rented DVDs or videos collecting dust?

# pay-up - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

# pay-up - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'

Air Europa Express began operating on Monday.

# pay-up - Thursday 10 December, 2015

A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages

55% of those imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for the non-payment of fines.

# pay-up - Monday 5 October, 2015

UK in 'chaos' over plastic bag levy. What's all the fuss about? We did that 13 years ago...

The year of Saipan and Nadine Coyle forgetting her age we began paying for our plastic bags.

# pay-up - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Airbnb meets hosts after telling the tax man about them

The company will supply information to the Revenue Commissioners dating back to May 2014.

# pay-up - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

# pay-up - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

# pay-up - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

# pay-up - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"

The Health Minister made the comment today.

# pay-up - Friday 10 April, 2015

From The42 Anyone need a right back? Dani Alves' wage demands move him closer to Barcelona exit Not Cheap

Anyone need a right back? Dani Alves' wage demands move him closer to Barcelona exit

The Brazilian’s agent says he already has a three-year contract on the table from another club.

# pay-up - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Explainer: Why does YouTube want to introduce a paid subscription service?

It’s not all about making more money (although that’s a major reason behind it).

# pay-up - Monday 23 March, 2015

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

# pay-up - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Two men and two women in Clare charged over illegal money lending

The four were among a group of 11 people arrested in garda raids in 2013.

# pay-up - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay

The compliance rate for the past two years has been 95%.

# pay-up - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow

People who have not yet paid their local property tax have been urged to make contact with the Revenue Commissioners.

# pay-up - Friday 2 January, 2015

Good news: most companies plan on giving pay rises this year

According to a new survey, anyway.

# pay-up - Monday 15 December, 2014

Irish businesses could cut the state's €8.5 billion spending bill

But owner-operators say they are still taking far to long to get paid when they do get contracts.

# pay-up - Monday 17 November, 2014

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing

Under the law, a developer can pay a levy in lieu of building social housing.

# pay-up - Sunday 5 October, 2014

# pay-up - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Drivers should be able to pay a double fine to avoid court appearance

Less than 1 in 4 of people summoned to court for penalty point offences received convictions.

# pay-up - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The North's health minister "sees the merit" in charging drunk people for A&E visits

There are currently no plans to adopt such a policy in the south, however.

# pay-up - Friday 8 August, 2014

We're still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe

The rate is coming down, but new lending for house purchase is still more expensive than the euro zone average.

# pay-up - Friday 1 August, 2014

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

# pay-up - Monday 28 July, 2014

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

# pay-up - Friday 18 July, 2014

Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments

The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.

# pay-up - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

UPDATE: UPC says it won't give out customer data for TV licence crackdown

Pat Rabbitte has got government approval for a new scheme aimed at tackling TV licence fee evasion.

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