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#Taxes

# taxes - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
# Investigation
# Investigation

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’

Dec 9th 2020, 9:28 PM 30,959 Views 54 Comments

The investigation by the Delaware US Attorney’s office was disclosed in a statement by Biden’s transition office.

# taxes - Monday 28 September, 2020

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

Sep 28th 2020, 11:52 AM 48,371 Views 117 Comments

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

# taxes - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens
# Pay Packet
# Pay Packet

Debt and taxes: Here's what the parties want to do to people's tax burdens

Feb 6th 2020, 6:05 AM 24,371 Views 93 Comments

It’s all about the money.

# taxes - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme
# Tax Back
# Tax Back

Revenue defers plans to change the flat rate expenses scheme

Dec 5th 2019, 4:41 PM 26,767 Views 23 Comments

Workers are afforded tax relief for expenses incurred in their day-to-day jobs.

# taxes - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told
# Tax Hikes
# Tax Hikes

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told

Aug 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,187 Views 85 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is arguing for the move in its pre-Budget submission.

# taxes - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends
# Rise At The Pump
# Rise At The Pump

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

Mar 28th 2019, 4:41 PM 10,739 Views 91 Comments

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

# taxes - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes
# Taxes
# Taxes

'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes

Nov 20th 2018, 8:01 PM 13,528 Views 23 Comments

The changes will kick in in January 2020.

# taxes - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years
# Ge 18
# Ge 18

Taoiseach promises to raise top rate of tax to €50k over next five years

Nov 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 23,006 Views 97 Comments

In what many are dubbing an election speech, the Taoiseach promised transformational tax reform.

# taxes - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland
# Papal Taxation
# Papal Taxation

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

Jul 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,636 Views 20 Comments

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

# taxes - Monday 18 September, 2017

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Sep 18th 2017, 2:32 PM 18,173 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

# taxes - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Napoli to offer Maradona role once club legend settles his bill with Italy's tax man
# Money Matters
From The42
# Money Matters

Napoli to offer Maradona role once club legend settles his bill with Italy's tax man

Jan 17th 2017, 1:52 PM 6,357 Views 5 Comments

The Argentine was ordered to pay €39 million four years ago.

# taxes - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Russia, Nazi Germany, and that Mexican wall: Trump faces all the big questions
# Press Conference
# Press Conference

Russia, Nazi Germany, and that Mexican wall: Trump faces all the big questions

Jan 11th 2017, 4:59 PM 19,979 Views 135 Comments

However, he acknowledged that Russia was behind the hacking of Democratic computers.

# taxes - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Republican Thomas "Slab" Murphy had 'nothing to do with farming' court told
# Appeal
# Appeal

Republican Thomas "Slab" Murphy had 'nothing to do with farming' court told

Nov 10th 2016, 7:47 AM 13,288 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge Special Criminal Court found Murphy guilty on all counts and he was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in February.

# taxes - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000
# HIGHER EARNERS
# HIGHER EARNERS

What Budget 2017 means for someone earning around €100,000

Oct 11th 2016, 4:36 PM 25,563 Views 5 Comments

Has it been a good or bad day for you?

# taxes - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax
# Obesity
# Obesity

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

Oct 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,860 Views 70 Comments

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# taxes - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Watch: Donald Trump has had a rough 24 hours courtesy of New York
# Manhattan Takes Donald
# Manhattan Takes Donald

Watch: Donald Trump has had a rough 24 hours courtesy of New York

Oct 2nd 2016, 12:39 PM 47,401 Views 94 Comments

The New York Times claims the mogul hasn’t paid tax “in decades”, while Saturday Night Live’s take on the presidential debate was less than flattering to Trump to put it mildly.

# taxes - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?
# Taxes
# Taxes

Poll: Should we take the Apple money?

Aug 31st 2016, 9:37 AM 36,049 Views 136 Comments

The tech giant could be forced to pay up to €19 billion in back taxes when interest is taken into account as a result of the decision.

# taxes - Friday 22 January, 2016

There has been movement in Apple's stand-off with the EU over Irish tax deals
# Back Payments
From Business ETC
# Back Payments

There has been movement in Apple's stand-off with the EU over Irish tax deals

Jan 22nd 2016, 7:56 AM 15,619 Views 48 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has hit back at accusations of the company being given a preferential tax deal.

# taxes - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

Fine Gael's promise to scrap the USC is not all it seems

Jan 14th 2016, 3:23 PM 28,322 Views 126 Comments

The party has been accused of backtracking on an election pledge before we’ve even voted.

# taxes - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel
# Price At The Pumps
# Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Jan 13th 2016, 2:00 PM 34,115 Views 91 Comments

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# taxes - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is 'typical pathetic crap'
# Social Media Wars
# Social Media Wars

Sinn Féin says this Fine Gael video is 'typical pathetic crap'

Nov 25th 2015, 8:30 PM 14,270 Views 74 Comments

A short Vine has sparked a war of words over taxes between the two parties.

# taxes - Friday 30 October, 2015

'I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me'

Oct 30th 2015, 8:00 PM 78 Views 27 Comments

Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.

# taxes - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Why hasn't the USC been scrapped yet?
# Budget 16
# Budget 16

Why hasn't the USC been scrapped yet?

Oct 14th 2015, 6:00 AM 18,435 Views 38 Comments

We were told back in 2011 that it was a temporary measure, but €4 billion every year seems to be too difficult to part with.

# taxes - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this
# Opinion
# Opinion

A wealth tax is a possibility. You don’t need to be a member of the far left to call for this

Oct 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 267 Views 110 Comments

Instead of cutting taxes and USC, politicians should start spending more, writes Julien Mercille.

# taxes - Friday 2 October, 2015

Journalist says she's been interviewed by gardaí over Michael Lowry complaint
# Investigation
# Investigation

Journalist says she's been interviewed by gardaí over Michael Lowry complaint

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:58 AM 20,804 Views 79 Comments

Elaine Byrne said she was interviewed by gardaí yesterday over a complaint by the independent TD.

# taxes - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week
# Age Action
# Age Action

Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week

Sep 21st 2015, 10:56 PM 22,116 Views 63 Comments

Age Action is calling for increases to the State pension and the living alone allowance.

# taxes - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,558 Views 235 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# taxes - Monday 29 June, 2015

Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud
# Courts
# Courts

Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud

Jun 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 56,646 Views 84 Comments

Judge Nolan said the businessman was “hard working” but that he had to mark the seriousness of the fraud.

# taxes - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he's cleared of tax liability
# Not A Fan
# Not A Fan

Michael Lowry has a go at Revenue as he's cleared of tax liability

Jun 16th 2015, 12:58 PM 15,724 Views 0 Comments

The TD had been accused of filing incorrect tax returns in 2003 and 2007.

# taxes - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'
# Bailout Talks
# Bailout Talks

'The day is coming that someone says the game is over for Greece'

Jun 11th 2015, 6:32 PM 16,943 Views 106 Comments

The IMF has pulled its team out of talks with the cash-strapped nation.

# taxes - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

The government might not have much room to make tax cuts this year
# The Fingers Thing
# The Fingers Thing

The government might not have much room to make tax cuts this year

Apr 1st 2015, 6:04 AM 11,638 Views 41 Comments

Some bad news for the “squeezed middle”.

# taxes - Monday 12 January, 2015

How much tax did Revenue collect last year?
# Fingers Means The Taxes
# Fingers Means The Taxes

How much tax did Revenue collect last year?

Jan 12th 2015, 5:19 PM 14,000 Views 34 Comments

Loads.

# taxes - Friday 2 January, 2015

How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?
# VAT Out OF Hell
# VAT Out OF Hell

How does Ireland's VAT compare to the rest of Europe?

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 33,135 Views 51 Comments

We checked. Here’s the map.

# taxes - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993
# Political Nostalgia
# Political Nostalgia

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 17,610 Views 63 Comments

He wasn’t a fan.

# taxes - Friday 14 November, 2014

More people are filing their tax returns online
# Revenue
# Revenue

More people are filing their tax returns online

Nov 14th 2014, 7:02 PM 10,098 Views 18 Comments

By midnight yesterday, over 397,000 income tax returns for 2013 were filed.

# taxes - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester
# The Trews
# The Trews

Russell Brand is an anti-water charge protester

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 38,513 Views 128 Comments

The outspoken celebrity has used his latest YouTube video to speak against Irish Water.

# taxes - Monday 13 October, 2014

Where does all your tax money go?
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Where does all your tax money go?

Oct 13th 2014, 10:53 PM 27,718 Views 72 Comments

With the Budget just one day away, we take a look at where your tax money is currently being spent.

# taxes - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Opinion: Government needs a wake-up call over water charges
# Water
# Water

Opinion: Government needs a wake-up call over water charges

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:00 PM 476 Views 146 Comments

This charge will be a greater burden on those with low income – it’s an unfair and regressive tax on a fundamental need.

# taxes - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Charities don't want to see tax cuts in the Budget
# The Fingers Thing Means Taxes
# The Fingers Thing Means Taxes

Charities don't want to see tax cuts in the Budget

Sep 23rd 2014, 12:50 PM 4,472 Views 12 Comments

They’d much prefer their funding back.

# taxes - Monday 22 September, 2014

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?
# Pinot In Yo' Prada
# Pinot In Yo' Prada

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?

Sep 22nd 2014, 12:23 PM 18,259 Views 63 Comments

Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.

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