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#Tax Credits

# tax-credits - Thursday 3 September, 2020

How will the government's 'Stay and Spend' scheme work and how can you claim your tax credits?

Taxpayers can claim back 20% of their spend on food and accommodation as a tax credit.

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

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

# tax-credits - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Substitute teachers refunded after some overtaxed by over €1,200

The issue was caused by a payroll system error that reduced their tax credits to zero.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Star Wars movie receives €3.43m in tax credits from Revenue

The shooting of scenes on Skellig Michael and elsewhere has provided a boost to the Irish tourism industry.

# tax-credits - Friday 12 February, 2016

P60 – What do I need to know before I banish it to the back of a drawer?

P60 forms are often ‘filed’ in a drawer never to be seen again. However, it’s an important document.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?

Fianna Fáil wants to examine the idea if it’s in government after the next election.

# tax-credits - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Revenue want to give you money for doing up your house*

*Actually it’s a tax credit. And yes, it’s for painting and decorating purposes.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Social Justice Ireland says Government’s new tax proposals should be rejected

The think tank said the proposals should be rejected as they will only benefit higher earners.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

# tax-credits - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Separated dad sets up 'equality group' after Budget tax changes

New proposed changes to the One Parent Family Credit have been announced – and separated parents are not happy.

# tax-credits - Friday 25 October, 2013

Hundreds of separated dads concerned over "unjust" tax credit change

A support service has called the One Parent Family tax credit “unjust, unfair and underhanded”.

# tax-credits - Friday 28 June, 2013

Abolishing tax credits would earn the state €1.7 billion

Going back to the old tax system would earn the state billions, but the new system is fairer says the Finance Minister.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Here are the new measures to be included in the Finance Bill

Much of the Bill gives effect to measures announced in Budget 2013 – but there are also some new parts.

# tax-credits - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Budget 2013 to be held over one day, after Labour's "serious political miscalculation"

Budget 2013 will take place over a single day this year, unlike the coalition’s first budget last year, which took place over two.

# tax-credits - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Health insurers set to absorb new levy hike - for now

The government’s levy on health insurance has been raised by €80 for adults – but VHI and Aviva will not pass on the increase.

# tax-credits - Tuesday 7 December, 2010

Budget 2011 brings over 300,000 back into the tax net

What will it mean for you? Here’s our guide to all the hidden nasties in today’s Budget.

Budget 2011: Six things to expect

A quick, at-a-glance guide to what you can expect from today’s “Bludget”, with €6bn in adjustments coming your way.