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#Tax Cuts

# tax-cuts - Last month November 2022

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Kwasi Kwarteng told Liz Truss her decision to sack him was 'mad'

Nov 11th 2022, 8:38 AM 20,369 Views 12 Comments

He also advised Truss to “slow down” her radical economic reforms.

# tax-cuts - This year 2022

UK Labour's Starmer vows to reverse ‘wrongheaded’ cut to income tax for rich
# UK
# UK

UK Labour's Starmer vows to reverse ‘wrongheaded’ cut to income tax for rich

Sep 25th 2022, 11:41 AM 10,443 Views 10 Comments

Keir Starmer rejected the UK Government’s “trickle down” economics approach.

Liz Truss's government just axed the top income tax rate for highest earners
# Axed
# Axed

Liz Truss's government just axed the top income tax rate for highest earners

Updated Sep 23rd 2022, 5:45 PM 91,155 Views 60 Comments

There has been an extremely negative reaction from Labour, SNP and the SDLP on the cuts.

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race

Aug 7th 2022, 1:55 PM 12,202 Views 25 Comments

Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

# tax-cuts - All time

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

Jun 25th 2019, 5:40 PM 30,862 Views 81 Comments

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Most people want income tax cuts rather than increased spending in Budget 2019

Sep 15th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,518 Views 137 Comments

Social welfare increases and a jump in the standard cut-off rate for income tax are expected.

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts
# Bonanza
# Bonanza

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 34,545 Views 51 Comments

Building supplies firm CRH is selling its Americas distribution division.

Trump on verge of controversial tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

Trump on verge of controversial tax victory as US Senate passes overhaul

Dec 20th 2017, 6:43 AM 14,578 Views 79 Comments

The new tax cuts have been criticised for favouring the rich over the poor.

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

Two days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

Oct 8th 2017, 7:30 AM 29,071 Views 41 Comments

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age

Jul 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,488 Views 62 Comments

The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'
# Job Vacancy
# Job Vacancy

Minister: 'There might be more work in Ireland's economy next year than there are people to do it'

Jun 29th 2017, 3:53 PM 14,566 Views 54 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he is taking this into account as Budget 2018 prep gets underway.

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help

Jun 28th 2017, 4:19 PM 16,075 Views 86 Comments

Varadkar says there may be ‘hidden fiscal space’ he can use.

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Jun 27th 2017, 9:13 AM 22,262 Views 122 Comments

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services
# New Poll
# New Poll

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 11,920 Views 76 Comments

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

Tax cuts vs public spending: Where do you want to see money go?
# Cash
# Cash

Tax cuts vs public spending: Where do you want to see money go?

Feb 8th 2016, 11:00 PM 12,865 Views 93 Comments

A new poll shows a division in public opinion on the topic.

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates
# Go West
# Go West

Enda Kenny is looking stateside and fancies copying their low tax rates

Dec 20th 2015, 6:58 PM 21,432 Views 170 Comments

He’s promising tax cuts but the opposition is screaming “auction politics”.

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Brendan Howlin's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 4:25 PM 6,620 Views 16 Comments

“Today we reap the benefits of the hard work and resilience of the Irish people.”

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

IN FULL: Michael Noonan's Budget speech

Oct 13th 2015, 3:28 PM 8,152 Views 15 Comments

“No more booms and bust.”

Open thread: What is the one thing you want to see in today's Budget?
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

Open thread: What is the one thing you want to see in today's Budget?

Oct 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,191 Views 66 Comments

Tax cuts? More medical cards?

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's how much a cut in the USC stands to benefit you

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:45 AM 47,826 Views 159 Comments

The Budget is less than a fortnight away but how would a planned tax cut affect you?

Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes
# Swede Relief
# Swede Relief

Top Irish earners are paying more tax than the Swedes

Sep 22nd 2015, 11:42 AM 21,117 Views 166 Comments

And those on high incomes should pay less, one group says.

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?
# Tax Cuts
# Tax Cuts

People living in nine council areas can get a big Property Tax cut - is yours one of them?

Sep 5th 2015, 4:04 PM 24,330 Views 50 Comments

If you’re in Dublin: yes.

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget
# Hated Tax
# Hated Tax

Your USC will be cut by at least 1% in the Budget

Jul 9th 2015, 12:46 PM 27,340 Views 171 Comments

Michael Noonan made the pledge in an interview with Newstalk this morning

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget
# Sweeten The Deal
# Sweeten The Deal

The government has a bumper €1.4 billion to give away in the next budget

Apr 27th 2015, 10:05 AM 14,128 Views 139 Comments

The money is to be spent on tax cuts and all sorts of other electorate-pleasing jollies.

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on...
# Sweetening The Deal
# Sweetening The Deal

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on...

Mar 4th 2015, 12:05 PM 10,676 Views 156 Comments

That’s as long as his government gets re-elected, mind.

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts
# Cheer Up Michael
# Cheer Up Michael

Don't expect Michael Noonan to smile about his tax cuts

Jan 23rd 2015, 10:44 AM 9,231 Views 69 Comments

A smile from the Finance Minister wouldn’t go amiss.

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it
# Danger Here
# Danger Here

Joan and Enda want to cut your taxes.. but they're not agreed on how to do it

Dec 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,553 Views 50 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been talking tax in recent days.

Poll: Which would you prefer - no water charges or keep Budget boosts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which would you prefer - no water charges or keep Budget boosts?

Nov 4th 2014, 9:23 AM 20,887 Views 256 Comments

A note to Fine Gael says that to avoid an income tax hike if water charges were scrapped, the Budget benefits would have to go.

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut
# Employment
# Employment

New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut

Oct 7th 2014, 2:07 PM 15,270 Views 105 Comments

The government has launched its latest Pathways to Work document today.

Say no to austerity, it's time to build jobs with Ireland's 'spectacular' growth
# Recovery
# Recovery

Say no to austerity, it's time to build jobs with Ireland's 'spectacular' growth

Oct 7th 2014, 9:09 AM 5,504 Views 19 Comments

Business lobbyists IBEC have doubled their economic growth forecast for the year.

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Here are 7 things we know about the Budget so far

Oct 6th 2014, 10:18 AM 18,999 Views 43 Comments

With just over a week to go, we’re getting excited.

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

Sep 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,382 Views 34 Comments

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

'I wouldn’t dare do such a thing': After Enda's scolding, Leo isn't talking about the Budget this week

Sep 16th 2014, 4:30 PM 8,446 Views 7 Comments

The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines
# Budget Battle
# Budget Battle

With 48 days to Budget 2015 Fine Gael and Labour are already drawing their battle lines

Aug 27th 2014, 2:46 PM 7,883 Views 79 Comments

Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"
# Recovery
# Recovery

Pat Rabbitte thinks that government needs "to get a grip"

May 12th 2014, 8:44 AM 10,638 Views 117 Comments

He added that tax cuts need to be on table in coming months.

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members
# More Money
# More Money

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

Apr 28th 2014, 11:22 AM 7,630 Views 23 Comments

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pay cuts in the civil service be reversed?

Apr 25th 2014, 9:12 AM 19,403 Views 186 Comments

Unions are calling for pay rises ahead of tax cuts for the general public.

Government told to stick to €2 billion austerity plans
# Stability Programme Update
# Stability Programme Update

Government told to stick to €2 billion austerity plans

Apr 15th 2014, 6:03 PM 8,375 Views 41 Comments

Draft stability programme update published with cuts and savings target intact.

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts
# Cut It Out
# Cut It Out

Tax 'grinch' calls on government to hold off on cuts

Apr 3rd 2014, 2:44 PM 10,438 Views 38 Comments

Chambers Ireland chief wants to see more signs of recovery before easing tax burden.

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

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

Mar 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,829 Views 68 Comments

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

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