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This year
Here's what Budget 2024 means for you if you're earning €60,000
A number of changes have been announced to income tax.
Here's what Budget 2024 means for your payslip if you're earning €40,000
There will be a drop in the amount of tax you pay.
Analysis: The gender pay gap tells us less about wages and more about company power structures
Economist and lecturer Dr Aedín Doris looks at the recent publications of gender pay figures and what it means for equality in the workplace.
All time
Contributions paid by undocumented worker cannot be counted in social welfare payments application
The Supreme Court ruled that Sharda Sobhy is not entitled to have PAYE and PRSI payments considered in her application for maternity benefit.
Paying back tax on the wage subsidy scheme: Revenue's plans aim to 'minimise any financial hardship'
Money received under the wage subsidy scheme is taxable, but that tax liability won’t come until the end of the year.
120,000 people may incorrectly pay 51% emergency tax this month, accountants warn
New PAYE rules come into effect this month.
PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate
A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.
Revenue might owe YOU money and it wants you to claim it back
There is a four-year time limit for claiming tax back.
A bust waste firm and a well-known PR agency are on the latest tax defaulters list
The firm behind Insights Consultants agreed a settlement with the tax man.
Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase
Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.
Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
Tens of millions of euro are overpaid each year.
The Houses of the Oireachtas have made Revenue's tax defaulters list
Yes, really.
Revenue demanded €200,000 in unpaid tax from Paris Bakery
The figures owed relate to alleged non-payment of PRSI, PAYE and VAT.
Here's an interesting one, financially rewarding employees for saving costs
The American Chamber of Commerce says ‘gainsharing’ would stimulate the economy.
Aaron McKenna: Why does government make it safer to invest in houses than jobs?
Capital Gains Tax is a good way of making the rich pay their taxes – but it isn’t only the rich that invest into start-ups. This tax should be treated completely differently for job creation initiatives.
Revenue promises more staff to deal with property tax issues after Noonan meeting
“If you go into the internet, like one of my friends did last night, and you want to pay in bulk, you can pay it all in bulk,” the Finance Minister told reporters earlier.
PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals
Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.
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.
Column: Young families have been hit with a double tax whammy
For many young families struggling to cope financially, two new extra charges coming at the same time could hit them hard, so it’s imperative that they plan for the reduced income going forward, writes tax expert Christine Keily.
McDonald criticises plan to take property tax from bank accounts
The Sinn Féin TD said the idea was “simply wrong” at a time when households are experiencing financial distress.
Budget 2013: Noonan pledges no increase in income tax rates, bands
Michael Noonan says the commitments in the programme for government – not to raise rates or bands – still apply.
Sinn Féin launches its jobs plan
The party says it has identified €13 billion which can be sourced to create jobs, improve competitiveness and increase productivity.
Poll: Should the new property tax be deducted from PAYE?
The Department of Finance says it’s up to the Revenue Commissioners to decide how it’ll be levied. Should it be at source?
Department: Up to Revenue to decide how property tax is paid
Though ministers will decide how the tax rate will be decided, it’s up to Revenue to see whether it may be deducted with PAYE.
New rules allow workers to pay tax online by credit card
A legal tweak means people using Revenue’s online services can pay income tax by VISA or MasterCard for the first time.
In photos: Memorable Budget days of the past
Bruton’s VAT on children’s shoes, McCreevy’s decentralisation, Mac the Knife, ‘turning a corner’ – and plenty more.
Column: In Ireland, we got the bankers we deserved
Banks and property developers held the reins as the country galloped into economic crisis – and all because we put them in the saddle, writes historian Conor McCabe.
Revenue audit and investigations yields taxes and penalties of over €100m
A concrete manufacturing firm made a settlement of over €7.5m as those who avoided tax were named and shamed by the Revenue Commissioners yesterday.
2010 tax take €703m ahead of forecasts, says Department
Ireland’s revenue was 2.3% ahead of planned, while spending only overran by 0.3% – but the deficit is still huge.