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# deferred
Taxpayers won't face higher property tax bills for 2021
The valuation date for local property tax has been deferred until 1 November 2021, said the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.
# Revenue
Revenue experiencing more issues with online system after extending pay and file deadline
Revenue extended the deadline to 6pm today after experiencing technical difficulties yesterday.
# Tax
Revenue extends pay and file deadline after issues with online system
ROS was unavailable for a period of time this afternoon while Revenue’s technical team refreshed the system.
# Spending
Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending
The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.
# termination payment
Fine Gael senator who got €30k after losing his Dáil seat has only repaid €2k
Six members of the Dáil and Seanad received termination payments last year.
# us-cya
Here’s how much it would cost to get rid of the USC for incomes under €100,000
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said taxpayers are getting a cut in the USC.
# savage fine
Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know
The courts say he does, he says he doesn’t.
# royal bill
Here's how much Princes Charles' visit to Ireland cost the taxpayer
The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall paid us a visit in May.
# No way
Enda doesn't see 'any circumstances' in which Anglo junior bondholders will be paid
The government is playing down fears that Anglo junior bondholders are in line for repayment.
# Field of Dreams
Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing
The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.
# Canada
19-year-old arrested for using Heartbleed to steal taxpayers' data
The Canada Revenue Agency said 900 social insurance numbers were stolen from its website.
# delete delete delete
Scammers are going 'phishing' for Revenue customer details
Fake emails headed “Notice of Tax Return. Client No.” are being sent from accounts purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners.
# Hold the front page
South African media warned not to publish pics of president's house - but do it anyway
The South African president’s home has been revamped using taxpayers money – and the government says it’s a security breach to publish any photographs of it.
# Tax
Pay-and-file tax deadline won't change next year, 2015 date could be earlier though
The Government have said it remains their plan to bring forward to date to submit tax returns but it won’t happen until 2015 at the earliest.
# Retrospective recapitalisation
Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back
Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.
# Party
Burton's Social Protection department spend €5k of public money on party
The party for retired staff was held a few weeks before Budget cuts were announced, it was revealed today.
# Iceland
Iceland re-elects president who refused deal on failed bank
Olafur Ragnar Grimsson to serve a record fifth term as president.
# New Plan
'Banking union' plan to shift cost of bank losses from taxpayers
European Commission says new framework will be primarily based on preventing and preparing for banking problems.
# New Plan
EU set to unveil new plan to protect taxpayers from bank losses
New proposals aim to ensure that losses are borne by shareholders and creditors.
Column: Ireland should buy from start-ups, not just give them cash
The Government invests more than €100m in start-ups every year, writes Paul Quigley, but they should consider buying some of their goods and services if they really want to get them off the ground.
# Your Say
Poll: Is the social welfare fraud probe a good idea?
It has been revealed that the current crackdown on social welfare fraud has already yielded millions of euro in savings. With an entire new fraud unit to be established, we’re asking you: Is the crackdown a good idea or is it targeting the vulnerable?
# Banks
The cost of giving advice to banks? €300 million
Hundreds of millions of taxpayers’ money have been paid to bank advisors.
Take 5: Wednesday
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.