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#Pensions Levy

# pensions-levy - Friday 28 December, 2012

Small and medium businesses could* deliver 20,000 jobs

The Small Firms Association makes optimistic prediction for 2013 – *but only if SMEs are “placed at the heart of economic policy”.

# pensions-levy - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

FoI documents reveal government's split over pensions levy

Documents released to Fianna Fáil show Labour’s concerns that the levy on private pensions could force some schemes to wind up.

# pensions-levy - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In your Fix tonight: Threats to hospital services in Portlaoise, heartbreak for Conor Niland, and does Barack Obama have magical parenting powers?

Angry Dáil exchanges over alleged pension levy 'cover-up'

Micheál Martin accuses Enda Kenny of ‘covering up’ government policy on the pension levy – a claim labelled “balderdash”.

# pensions-levy - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Noonan didn't consult with Pensions Board before confirming levy

The finance minister confirms the Pensions Board was not formally consulted over the move to fund the jobs initiative.

# pensions-levy - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Poll: Is it fair to levy private pensions to create jobs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it fair to levy private pensions to create jobs?

Michael Noonan says the pensions levy is ‘modest’ and temporary – but should those with private pensions have to foot the bill?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know before 9am: a loophole in the new pensions levy, the expenses row engulfing Waterford IT, and Bin Laden’s plans for a major 9/11 anniversary attack.

# pensions-levy - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Noonan defends pension levy in face of 'hysterical' criticism

The Finance Minister has said the government’s introduction of a levy on private pension funds will help to restart the economy – and accused the pensions industry of acting in a “quasi-hysterical” manner.

# pensions-levy - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Our nightly wrap-up of what’s been going on… including some hints on who to watch in tonight’s Eurovision semi-final.

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished Jobs Initiative This post contains a poll

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished

Michael Noonan’s jobs initiative will see a levy of 0.6 per cent on private pensions, which will fund VAT and PRSI cuts.